Meeting Details

Audit and Scrutiny Committee
29 Sep 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00
Scheduled
Meeting open to the public.
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Agenda Items
Arrangements in Terms of COVID-19

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 2003.  A recording of the meeting will be available to view at https://north-ayrshire.public-i.tv/core/portal/home

1 Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to give notice of any declarations of interest in respect of items of business on the Agenda.

The accuracy of the Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Audit and Scrutiny Committee held on 24 August 2020 will be confirmed and the Minutes signed in accordance with Paragraph 7 (1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Finance on the annual audit report for 2019/20 and receive verbal report by the external auditor (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Director, Health and Social Care Partnership on the financial position of the North Ayrshire IJB (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Democratic Services on the current position regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 December 2020 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Democratic Services on the progress of performance against the Council Plan 2019-24 as at Year End 2019-20 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Democratic Services on the Council’s complaint performance and the volumes and trends of complaints received in financial year 2019/20 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Executive Director (Place) on the Council’s Annual Return on the Charter 2019-20 submission and requesting endorsement of the Annual Assurance Statement to be submitted to the Scottish Housing Regulator (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Executive Director (Place) on the key findings of, and recommendations from, Audit Scotland’s review of Scottish Government’s affordable housing supply target published in April 2020 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Finance seeking approval of the updated Internal Audit Charter (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Finance on the progress made by Council Services in implementing the agreed actions from Internal Audit and Corporate Fraud reports as at 30 June 2020 (copy enclosed).

Submit report by the Head of Finance on the findings of Internal Audit work completed since the last meeting in January 2020 (copy enclosed).

13 Urgent Items

Any other items which the Chair considers to be urgent.

14 Exclusion of the Public - Para 1

Resolve in terms of Section 50(A)4 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, to exclude from the Meeting the press and the public for the following item of business on the grounds indicated in terms of Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A  of the Act.

 

Non Disclosure of Information

In terms of Standing Order 19 (Disclosure of Information), the information contained within the following report is confidential information within the meaning of Section 50A of the 1973 Act and shall not be disclosed to any person by any Member or Officer.

Submit report by the Head of Finance on the finding of the corporate fraud investigation reports finalised since the last meeting in January 2020 and the latest updates on previously agreed actions which remain outstanding (copy enclosed).

Webcasting - Virtual Meeting

Please note: this meeting may be filmed for live and subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site.  At the start of the meeting, the Provost will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.

You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Data collected during the webcast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy, including, but not limited to, for the purpose of keeping historical records and making those records available via the Council’s internet site.

If you have any queries regarding this, please contact committeeservices@north-ayrshire.gov.uk.

 
Sederunt
Audit and Scrutiny Committee
Marie Burns (Chair)
Margaret George (Vice Chair)
Joy Brahim
Alan Hill
Tom Marshall
Donald Reid
John Sweeney

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