Audit and Governance Committee - Thursday, 7th December, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Jennifer Ashley  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence from Members.


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 155 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 28 September 2023.


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 Update pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To receive an update on the Audit and Governance Committee Action Log.


External Auditors - Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 597 KB

To receive and consider the Audit Progress report from the Council’s External Auditors.


Internal Audit Update - Progress against Internal Audit Plan 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To receive an update on work undertaken by Internal Audit in line with the Internal Audit Plan 2023-24.


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Proposed Terms of Reference - Audit and Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To receive and consider the proposed terms of reference for the Audit and Governance Committee.


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Audit and Governance Committee - Progress Against CIPFA Review Actions pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive an update on progress of the implementation of actions agreed after the CIPFA review of the Committee.


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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To consider the Work Programme and determine any required amendments.