Audit & Risk Assurance Committee meeting - 28 January 2016

  1. Approve minutes of 15 October 2015
     
  2. Matters arising - action log
    (attached)
     
  3. Terms of reference for the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee 
    To consider and review the amended terms of reference in light of the changes to the
    committee's name and role. The amended terms of reference will be referred to the next

    meeting of the Commission. 
    Confidential item - no paper attached

     
  4. GIAA Highlight Report
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 585)
     
  5. Business Planning Audit - Q3
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 586)
     
  6. IT Controls and Security Audit - Q3
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 587)
     
  7. Operational Quality Audit - Q3
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 588)
     
  8. Terms of reference for the Governance and Risk Management Audit - Q4
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 589)
     
  9. Draft internal audit programme - 2016/17
    To consider the draft programme for 2016/17 and draft strategy. 
    Confidential item - no paper attached. 

     
  10. Outline for the Audit and Risk Assurance Committee Effectiveness Review 
    To consider and comment on the presentation for the review scheduled for the  
    committee meeting in May 2016. Confidential item - no paper attached. 

     
  11. Comparative analysis: Local Government Ombudsman and the wider-ombudsman sector
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 592)
     
  12. Internal audit reports and recommendations (joint report with GIAA)
    To consider and note the report (attached as AC 593)
     
  13. Mandatory Financial Reporting 
    To note the report (attached as AC 594)
     
  14. Strategic Risk Register and Assurance Map 
    To consider and note the report. 
    Confidential item - no paper attached. 

     
  15. Date of next meeting
    Thursday, 26 May 2016