Moved From 19 July 2022, Governance, Audit, Risk Management and Standards Committee - Tuesday 2 August 2022 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Mwim Chellah, Senior Democratic & Electoral Services Officer  Tel: 07761 405966 E-mail:


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Agenda - Part I

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Appointment of Vice-Chair

To consider the appointment of a Vice-Chair to the Governance, Audit, Risk Management and Standards (GARMS) Committee for the 2022-2023 Municipal Year. 

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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.

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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.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 180 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2022 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

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Public Questions

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, 28 July 2022.  Questions should be sent to  

No person may submit more than one question].

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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).

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

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References from Council and other Committees/Panels

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

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Reference from Cabinet (18 July 2022) for Treasury Management Annual Outturn be reviewed pdf icon PDF 214 KB

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GARMS Committee Terms of Reference (Information Report) pdf icon PDF 325 KB

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

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Treasury Management Annual Report and Outturn 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 926 KB

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Internal Audit & Corporate Anti-Fraud Plans 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 447 KB

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External Audit Plans 2021-2022 (Information Report) pdf icon PDF 857 KB

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Draft AGS 2021/22 (Information Report) pdf icon PDF 516 KB

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Draft Statement of Accounts 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 312 KB

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Any Other Urgent Business - Establishment of the Standards Working Group

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with.


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.

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Agenda - Part II Q1 2022-2023 Corporate Risk Register (Information Report)

Corporate Risk Register

(Note: The above reports are included in Part II of the agenda as they contain exempt information in accordance with Paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.  (Information relating to a particular employee, former employee or applicant to become an employee, of, or a particular office-holder, former office-holder or applicant to become an office-holder, under the authority)

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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.]

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