Audit and Governance Committee - Thursday, 28th September, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: The Capesthorne Room - Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Jennifer Ashley  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2023.


External Auditors - Indicative Audit Strategy Memorandum pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To note the update from the External Auditors.

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Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraphs 2.24 of the Council’s Committee Procedure Rules and Appendix on Public Speaking a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to put questions to the committee on any matter relating to this agenda. Each member of the public will be allowed up to two minutes each to speak, and the Chair will have discretion to vary this where they consider it appropriate.


Members of the public wishing to speak are required to provide notice of this at least three clear working days’ in advance of the meeting and should include the question with that notice.



Action Log pdf icon PDF 306 KB

To consider the Action Log.


Monitoring Officer Annual Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider the attached report.

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Annual Report of the Audit and Governance Committee 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To consider the attached report.

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Proposed Terms of Reference - Audit and Governance Committee

To note the verbal update on progress.


Recruitment of Co - opted Independent Member

To note the verbal update on progress.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 450 KB

To consider the committee’s work programme.


Section 106 Key Findings - Internal Audit Report pdf icon PDF 254 KB

To consider the attached report.

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