Agenda

Governance, Audit, Risk Management and Standards Committee - Wednesday 21 September 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2XY. View directions

Contact: Miriam Wearing, Senior Democratic & Electoral Services Officer  E-mail:  miriam.wearing@harrow.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

Agenda - Part I

Additional documents:

1.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)            to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)          where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)         the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)         if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

Additional documents:

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)          all Members of the Committee;

(b)          all other Members present.

Additional documents:

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 147 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 2 August 2022 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Additional documents:

4.

Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

 

Questions will be asked in the order in which they were received.  There will be a time limit of 15 minutes for the asking and answering of public questions.

 

[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, Thursday 15 September 2022.  Questions should be sent to publicquestions@harrow.gov.uk  

No person may submit more than one question].

Additional documents:

5.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

Additional documents:

6.

Deputations

To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.

Additional documents:

7.

References from Council and other Committees/Panels

To receive references from Council and any other Committees or Panels (if any).

Additional documents:

8.

Establishment of the Standards Working Group

To agree that this advisory group (the Standards Working Group) be established as required and comprise one Member from each political group on the Council and an Independent Person who will chair the meeting.

Additional documents:

9.

Corporate Annual Health and Safety Year End Report pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Report of the Director of HR&OD

Additional documents:

10.

The Treasury Management Annual Report and Outturn pdf icon PDF 599 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance

Additional documents:

11.

Internal Audit & Corporate Anti-Fraud Plans pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance

Additional documents:

12.

Information Report - Audit Progress Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with

Additional documents:

Agenda - Part II

13.

Exclusion of the Press Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, in accordance with Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

Agenda Item No

 

14

Title

 

INFORMATION REPORT - Quarter 2 Corporate Risk Register 2022/23

Description of Exempt Information

 

Exempt from publication under paragraph 3 as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

14.

INFORMATION REPORT - Quarter 2 Corporate Risk Register 2022/23

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance

Additional documents:

15.

Any Other Urgent Business in Part ll

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with.

Additional documents:

Data Protection Act Notice

The Council will record the meeting and will place the recording on the Council’s website.

 

[Note:  The questions and answers will not be reproduced in the minutes.]

Additional documents:

Note:  In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following agenda item/supplementary paper has been admitted late to the agenda by virtue of the special circumstances and urgency detailed below:-

 

Agenda item

Special Circumstances/Grounds for Urgency

12a. Information Report -

Audit Progress Report 2021/22    

This report was not available at the time the agenda was printed and circulated. Members are requested to consider this item, as a matter of urgency, in order to receive the most up to date information on the progress of the external audit.