Audit and Governance Committee
Thursday, 29th April, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Civic Offices - St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Contact: Benjamin Kiang, Committee Services Officer  Tel.: 020 8770 4990, Email:


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Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 41 KB


Welcome and introductions


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 January 2021.

Part 1 - Governance


Operation of the Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 147 KB

A function of the Council’s Audit & Governance Committee is to receive reports on the operation of the member Code of Conduct at Sutton. The purpose of this report is to update the committee on complaints which have been received and dealt with since the last meeting.


Unreasonable Behaviour Report pdf icon PDF 163 KB

When complainants contact the Council in a manner that could be considered unreasonable, a considered, policy-led approach helps employees to understand clearly what is expected of them, what options for action are available, and who can authorise these actions.

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Part 2 - Audit


Internal Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 197 KB

This report summarises Internal Audit’s progress in delivering the Annual Audit Plan up to March 2021.

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Internal Audit Plan, Charter and Strategy pdf icon PDF 157 KB

The draft Annual Internal Audit Plan, Charter and Strategy 2021/22 sets out Internal Audit’s priorities and work programme for the year ahead.

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External Audit Progress Report (Council and Pension Fund) pdf icon PDF 158 KB

The External Audit progress report provides an update on the Auditor’s progress in 2020/21 along with a summary of issues and developments to bring to the attention of those charged with governance.

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Review of Risk Register and Mitigation pdf icon PDF 158 KB

This report provides an overview of the current corporate risk register which has been updated for April 2021.

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Provisional Work Plan pdf icon PDF 44 KB