Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Via MS Teams

Contact: Fiona Walling Tel: 01835 826504  Email:  fwalling@scotborders.gov.uk

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Items
Note No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

2.

Order of Business.

3.

Declarations of Interest.

5 mins

4.

Minute pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Minute of Meeting of the Audit and Scrutiny Committee held on 22 October 2020 to be approved and signed by the Chairman. (Copy attached.)

5 mins

5.

Action Tracker pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To note progress made on the Action Tracker.  (Copy attached.)

AUDIT BUSINESS

15 mins

6.

Mid-Term Treasury Management Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Consider mid-term report by Executive Director Finance & Regulatory on the Council’s Treasury Management activities undertaken during first half of financial year 2020/21 for review and scrutiny prior to Council approval.   (Copy attached.)

 

Additional documents:

15 mins

7.

Internal Audit Mid-Term Performance Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Consider a report by Chief Officer Audit & Risk on progress Internal Audit has made during the first half of the year towards completing the Annual Plan 2020/21 and an outline of performance.  (Copy attached)

 

Additional documents:

15 mins

8.

Progress on Implementation of Internal Audit Recommendations pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Consider a report by Chief Officer Audit & Risk on the status of the implementation by Management of recommendations made and agreed in Internal Audit reports during 2019/20 and previous years. (Copy attached)

 

Additional documents:

15 mins

9.

Internal Audit Work to October 2020 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Consider a report by Chief Officer Audit & Risk on findings from recent work carried out by Internal Audit, including the recommended audit actions agreed by Management to improve internal controls and governance arrangements, and other work in progress to deliver the approved Internal Audit Annual Plan 2020/21.   (Copy attached)

 

30 mins

10.

Risk Management in Services

Presentation by Executive Director Corporate Improvement & Economy on the strategic risks facing the Service and the internal controls and governance in place to manage / mitigate those risks to demonstrate how risk management is embedded within Services. (Verbal presentation)

 

11.

Any Other Audit Items Previously Circulated.

12.

Any Other Audit Items which the Chairman Decides are Urgent.

SCRUTINY BUSINESS

10 mins

13.

Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Confirm new work programme (copy attached).

14.

Any Other Scrutiny Items Previously Circulated.

15.

Any Other Scrutiny Items which the Chairman Decides are Urgent.

 

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