Corporate Governance and Audit Committee - Friday, 24th June, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Debbie Oldham  0113 37 88656

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Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded).


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)


Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-




Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)


Declaration of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 25th March 2022 pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 25th March 2022 for approval as a correct record.


Matters arising from the previous minutes

To consider any matters arising from the previous minutes.


Internal Audit Update Report March to May 2022 pdf icon PDF 411 KB

The report of the Chief Officer Financial Services provides a source of assurance that the internal control environment is operating as intended through a summary of the Internal Audit activity for the period from March to May 2022. The report highlights the incidence of any significant control failings or weaknesses.

Additional documents:


Counter Fraud Update Report pdf icon PDF 393 KB

The report of the Chief Officer Financial Services includes information on the counter fraud activities undertaken by the Internal Audit service between the period October 2021 and March 2022.

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Decision Making Statement of Internal Control pdf icon PDF 407 KB

The Report of the Chief Officer is the annual report to the Committee concerning the Council’s decision making arrangements and provides assurances that the Council’s arrangements are up to date, fit for purpose, effectively communicated and routinely complied with.

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Governance Arrangements for implementation of the Leeds Best City Ambition pdf icon PDF 416 KB

The report of the Chief Officer Strategy and Improvement requests the Committees consideration to set out the proposed governance arrangements for implementation of the Best City Ambition.

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Annual Report of Corporate Governance and Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 410 KB

The report of the Chief Financial Officer sets out the draft annual report of The Corporate Governance and Audit Committee for the 2021/22 municipal year.

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Corporate Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 441 KB

The report of the Chief Officer Financial Services presents the work programme for the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee, setting out future business for the Committee’s agenda, together with details of when items will be presented.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

To note the date of the next meeting is proposed as Friday 29th July 2022 at 2pm.