Audit & Governance Committee - Tuesday 29th November 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Arun Civic Centre, Maltravers Road, Littlehampton, BN17 5LF. View directions

Contact: Helen Burt 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

            Members and Officers are reminded to make any declarations of pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on this agenda and are reminded that they should re-declare their interest before consideration of the item or as soon as the interest becomes apparent.


            Members and officer should make their declaration by stating :

a) the application they have the interest in

b) whether it is a pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial

c) the nature of the interest

d) if it is a prejudicial or pecuniary interest, whether they will be exercising their right to speak to the application



Minutes pdf icon PDF 71 KB

The Committee will be asked to approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Audit & Governance Committee held on  29 September 2022.



Items on the agenda that the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstance


Public Question Time

To receive questions from the public (for a period of up to 15 minutes).



Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The report outlines the progress of the Council’s Internal Audit service against the approved Internal Audit Plan for 2022/23 from 1 April 2022.

[10 Minutes]


Additional documents:


Risk Management Framework pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The Council’s existing Risk Management Policy Statement and Strategy has been reviewed and as a result a new Risk Management Framework has been developed.


It is recommended that the Risk Management Framework is adopted by the Audit and Governance Committee to enable a full review of the risks faced by the Council in achieving the objectives outlined in the Council’s Vision 2022- 2026.

[20 Minutes]


Additional documents:


Corporate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 90 KB


A new Risk Management Framework was recommended for adoption at Audit and Governance Committee on 29 November 2022.


The framework has been used to review the strategic risks faced by the Council formulating in a new Corporate Risk Register.


It is recommended that the new Corporate Risk Register is adopted by the Audit and Governance Committee.

[20 Minutes]


Additional documents:


Treasury Management - Mid-year review report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 378 KB

This mid-year report has been prepared in compliance with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy’s (CIPFA) Code of Practice on Treasury Management and covers the activities to 30 September 2022. It enables the Audit and Governance Committee to scrutinise the report prior to making comment to Full Council.

[20 Minutes]





Work Programme pdf icon PDF 107 KB

The Committee is required to note the Work Programme for 2022/23.

[5 Minutes]