Corporate Governance and Audit Committee - Monday, 28th November, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Debbie Oldham  0113 37 88656

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No. Item


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

To receive apologies for absence.


Minutes - 3rd October 2022 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting held on 3rd October 2022, for approval as a correct record


Matters arising

To consider any matters arising from the previous minutes.


Annual Report - Financial Planning and Management Arrangements pdf icon PDF 343 KB

The annual report of the Chief Officer Financial Services sets out the standing arrangements for financial management and treasury management within the Council and provides evidence of compliance over the reporting period from November 2021 to October 2022.

Additional documents:


Counter Fraud and Corruption Update Report pdf icon PDF 315 KB

The report of the Head of Audit provides a source of assurance that the internal control environment is operating as intended through a summary of the counter fraud activity for the period from April to September 2022.

Additional documents:


Annual Report on Corporate Performance Management Arrangements pdf icon PDF 330 KB

This annual report of the Director of Resources presents assurances to the Corporate Governance & Audit Committee on the effectiveness of the council’s corporate performance management arrangements.

Additional documents:


Annual Assurance on Corporate Risk and Resilience Arrangements pdf icon PDF 334 KB

The report of the Director of Resources provides the Corporate Governance & Audit Committee with assurances relating to the adequacy of the risk and resilience controls currently in place in the council; that they are up to date, fit for purpose, embedded and routinely applied.

Additional documents:


Corporate Governance and Audit Committee Work Programme 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 328 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 next meeting of the Corporate Governance and Audit Committee will be on Monday 3rd February 2023 at 10:00am.