Audit Committee - Thursday, 30 November 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 1XB

Contact: Matthew Williams  Email:

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Apologies and Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2023 and the Extraordinary meeting held on 02 November 2023.

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Disclosures of Interest

To receive any disclosures of interest from Councillors in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct for members.


External Audit Update

To receive a verbal update on the work of the External Auditors.


Corporate Risk Register (Corporate Risk Management) pdf icon PDF 356 KB

To consider the significant strategic risks and issues highlighted in this report and present these to the Corporate Policy and Resources Committee, ensuring continued wider reporting of the Corporate Risk Register and Risk Action Plan across other Committees.

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Interim Internal Audit Report pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To note the Interim Internal Audit Report including Appendix A summarising the work undertaken by the Service during the period April to October 2023.

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Reprioritisation of Internal Audit Plan 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 248 KB

To note the reprioritisation of the Internal Audit Plan for 2023/24.

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Review of the Confidential Reporting Code ( Whistleblowing policy) pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To note the review of the Confidential Reporting Code and agree to retain the current policy.

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Committee Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 38 KB

To consider and approve the work programme for the municipal year