Corporate Governance, Audit and Standards Committee - Monday, 27th September, 2021 7.00 pm - Agenda

Venue: Council Offices, Farnborough

Contact: Committee Administrator, Kathy Flatt  Tel. (01252 398829) or email

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 27th July 2021 (copy attached).


Appointment of Independent Person (Audit) pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider the Executive Director’s Report No. ED2101 (copy attached) which sets out the outcome of the appointment process and recommends that the Council confirms the appointment of Mr Tom Davies, as an Independent Member of the Committee for a period of three years.




To receive an update from the Head of Democracy and Community on the selection of two recipients for the 2021 Rushmoor Community Award.



Statement of Accounts 2019/20 - Update No. 5 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider the Executive Head of Finance’s Report No. FIN2120 (copy attached), which informs Members of audit progress for the Council’s Statement of Accounts for 2019/20 and provision of the audit opinion since the Committee’s meeting of 27th July 2021.



Annual Governance Statement - 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider the Executive Head of Finance’s Report No. FIN2117 (copy attached), which presents the Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 for review and approval. 

Additional documents:


Treasury Management and Non-Treasury Investment Operations 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 489 KB

To receive the Executive Head of Finance’s Report No. FIN2121 (copy attached), which sets out the main activities of the treasury management and non-treasury investment operations during 2020/21. 



Annual Ombudsman Complaint Review Letter 2021 pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To receive the Monitoring Officer’s Report No. IT2175 (copy attached), which provides an update on the positive response received and the outcome of the Ombudsman’s complaint review letter.


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Internal Audit - Audit Update pdf icon PDF 314 KB

To consider the Interim Audit Manager’s Report No. AUD2104 (copy attached), which provides an update on audit work carried out in Quarters 1 and 2, expected deliverables for Quarter 3 and outstanding audit issues and engagement by services to address them.




Internal Audit Opinion 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 658 KB

To consider the Audit Manager’s Report No. AUD2005 (copy attached), which sets out the Internal Audit coverage, findings and performance for 2020/21 and presents the Audit Manager’s overall assurance opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s framework of governance, risk management and control environment.