|Date: Tuesday 26th April 2016 Time: 9.30 a.m. Place: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ebbw Vale|
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|COUNCILLOR J. MASON (CHAIR)|
The Chair reported the sad passing of the Mother of the Vice Chair, Councillor Malcolm Cross.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST AND DISPENSATIONS
No declarations of interest or dispensations were reported.
AUDIT PLAN PROGRESS FOR MARCH 2016 AND ANNUAL OUTTURN 2015-2016
Consideration was given to the report of the Head of Internal Audit, the report was presented to provide the outturn position of Audit for 2015/ 16 and detail progress made within this period.
RESPONSE TO WAO ENQUIRY TO THOSE CHARGED WITH GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
Consideration was given to the report of the Head of Internal Audit the purpose of the report was to provide the Committee with information on the intended management response to the Wales Audit Office in respect of enquiries relating to those charged with governance and management responsibilities.
The Head of Internal Audit spoke to the report outlining the key points and explaining that the report was provided for Members to approve or amend the updated response to the Wales Audit Office.
A Member commented that the information relating to point two in the letter seemed quite brief and that no information had been received by the Committee regarding this. The Head of Internal Audit explained that the situation was currently being dealt with by the Police and due to be heard in Court in September, further details would be brought to the Committee once the matter had been resolved. In response to a question the Head of Internal Audit explained that in cases such as these they would be interviewed by audit, the police and would be given the opportunity to seek independent advice.
RESOLVED that the report be accepted and the management response provided by the Chief Finance Officer be endorsed.
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