Audit Committee – 26 June 2019

Chairman:  Councillor Glover
Venue:  Room FO1e, Church Square House, 30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe
Time:  10 am
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  1. Substitutions (if any)
  1. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Personal or Personal and Prejudicial Interests (if any).
  1. To take the minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2019 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign.
  1. North Lincolnshire Council Accounts – Providing Assurance on the Use of Public Money

4.1     The development session will ensure Audit Committee members are prepared to discharge their statutory responsibility to approve the Council Accounts.

  1. Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reasons of special circumstances which must be specified.


PRESENT: – Councillor Glover in the chair

Councillors K Vickers (Vice-Chairman), Clark, Grant, L Foster, T Foster and Wilson.

Councillors Armiger, Briggs, Longcake and Mitchell attended the meeting in accordance with Procedure Rule 1.37(b).

The committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

540      DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

541      MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this committee held on 27 March 2019, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the Chairman.

542      NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL ACCOUNTS – PROVIDING ASSURANCE ON THE USE OF PUBLIC MONEY – The Chairman welcomed Mrs McIntyre and Mr Kitching to the meeting, the council’s Director: Governance and Partnerships and Accountancy Shared Services Manager respectively. The Director and Shared Services Manager had been invited to the meeting to facilitate a development session that wold allow the Audit Committee members to discharge their statutory responsibility to approve the council’s accounts.

Following the presentation, the Chairman facilitated a discussion between the members and the Director and Shared Services Manager on the committee’s role in approving the accounts.

Resolved – (a) That the Director: Governance and Partnerships and Accountancy Shared Services Manager be thanked for their attendance, presentation and for answering members questions, and (b) that the presentation be received with thanks.