Audit Committee - Thursday 30 September 2021 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH. View directions

Contact: Dawn Mitchell, Governance Advisor 

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Town Hall Covid Guidance pdf icon PDF 587 KB


To determine whether the following items should be considered under the categories suggested in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended 2006) of the Local Government Act 1972


To determine any item(s) which the Chairman is of the opinion should be considered later in the agenda as a matter of urgency


Apologies for Absence


To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.


Declarations of Interest


To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.


Questions from Members of the Public or the Press


To receive questions relating to items of business on the agenda from members of the public or press who are present at the meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following items are exempt from the press and public:-


Agenda Item 10 (Internal Audit Progress Report) Appendix C

(Exempt under Paragraph 7 (information relating to any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime)


Agenda Item No. 14 (Assistant Chief Executive Directorate Risk Register) Appendix

(Exempt under Paragraph 3 (financial information) of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A)


Agenda Item No. 16 (Review of Grant Thornton’s UKLLPs Audit of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Financial statement and the Value for Money (VfM) Arrangements Conclusion for the Year ending 31st March, 2020)

(Exempt under Paragraph 3 (financial information) of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A)


Therefore, when considering those items, the Chair will move the following resolution:-


That under Section 100(A) 4 of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs indicated above of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of such Act indicated, as now amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 29th July, 2021 pdf icon PDF 199 KB


To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 29th July, 2021, as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


Audited Statement of Accounts 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 297 KB

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Annual Governance Statement 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 313 KB

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Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 792 KB

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Internal Audit Charter Update pdf icon PDF 503 KB


Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy, Strategy and Self-Assessment against CIPFA Code of Practice pdf icon PDF 318 KB

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Audit Committee Forward Work Plan pdf icon PDF 250 KB


Assistant Chief Executive Directorate Risk Register pdf icon PDF 237 KB

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Items for Referral for Scrutiny


To consider the referral of matters for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board.


Review of Grant Thornton UK LLP's Audit of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council's Financial Statements and the Value for Money (VfM) arrangements conclusion for the year ended 31st March, 2020


Urgent Business


To consider any item which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date and time of next meeting


The next meeting of the Audit Committee will be held on Tuesday, 30th November, 2021, commencing at 2.00 p.m. in Rotherham Town Hall.


Chief Executive.