Audit Committee

Delegated Powers

To consider and / or determine matters relating to the following:

  • Consider Chief Finance Officer’s annual report, opinion and summary of internal audit activity and assurance over the Authority’s corporate governance arrangements
  • Consider;

– specific internal audit reports

– management and performance reports of internal audit services

– internal audit report and associated recommendations

– external auditor’s annual letter and reports and related matters

– scope and depth of external audit work

– corporate governance arrangements

– compliance with Authority or other published standards and controls

  • Maintain an overview of the Authority’s constitution in respect of Contract procedure rules, financial regulations and Codes of Conduct
  • To review any issue referred to by Chief Executive or Director
  • To monitor effective development and operation of risk management and corporate governance
  • To monitor Authority’s anti-fraud and anti-corruption strategies
  • Recommend the adoption of the statement of Internal Control
  • To review annual Statement of Accounts
  • Make recommendations as appropriate about service performance issues and the efficient use of resources
  • To consider and determine all matters relating to the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Authority in its capacity as designated Best Value Authority

Membership

Chair: Cllr Ronald Grahame

Vice Chair: Cllr Ghulam Hussain

 

Meetings – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting 29 July 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 29 July 2016 at 10:30 a.m in the Function Room of the Training Centre Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1.  Minutes of meeting held on 15 April 2016

2.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reasons of special circumstance, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

3.  Admission of the public 

The Committee is asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Declarations of interest 

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

 

For noting

 

5.  Internal Audit Quarterly Review
Link to Report

 6.  Performance Management
Link to Report

7.  Internal Audit – annual report 2015 – 16
Link to Report

8.  External Audit – progress report
Link to Report

 

For decision

 

9.  Annual Governance Statement 2015 – 16   
Link to Report

10.  Revenue outturn and statement of accounts 2015 – 16
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

All Reports Pdf version

Minutes

Minutes Pdf version

 

 

 

Meeting 16 September 2016

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 16 September 2016 at 10.30 a.m. in the Function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1. Minutes of the last meeting 

2.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reasons of special circumstance, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

3.  Admission of the public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Declarations of interest

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

 

For noting

 

5.   Abridged Performance Management report
Link to report

6.   External Audit – progress report and technical update 

7.  Management of minor repairs and maintenance – internal audit update
Link to report

8.  Internal Audit – update report 
Link to report

 

For decision

 

9.  Statement of Accounts 2015 – 16
Link to report

10.  External Audit report to those charged with governance 2015 – 16
Link to report

E11.  Risk and Business Continuity Management 

 

Agenda Pdf version

All reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version   (draft)

 

Meeting 3 February 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 3 February 2017 at 10.30 a.m. in the Function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1.  Minutes of the last meeting

2.  Urgent items

To determine whether there are any additional items of business which, by reasons of special circumstance, the Chair believes should be considered at the meeting.

3.   Admission of the public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, by resolution, to exclude the public from the meeting during the items of business marked with an ‘E’ reference because of the possibility of the disclosure of exempt information.

4.  Declarations of interest  

To consider any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in relation to any item of business on the agenda.

 

For noting

 

5.  Abridged Performance Management report
Link to Report

6.  External Audit – progress report and technical update
Link to Report

7.  External Audit Plan 2017 – 18
Link to Report

8.  Internal Audit quarterly review
Link to Report

 

For decision

 

9.  Business Continuity management strategy and policy
Link to Report

10.  Risk Management Strategy Group – update
Link to Report

 

Agenda Pdf version

Reports Pdf version

 

Minutes

 

Minutes Pdf version

 

 

Meeting 28 April 2017

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 28 April 2017 at 10.30 a.m. in the function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

Agenda

Minutes

Meetings Archive

This page contains links to the Agendas and Minutes of the Audit Committee meetings from previous years:

2015/2016

18 September 2015  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

5 February 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

15 April 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

23 June 2016 – Meeting Cancelled

 

 

2014/2015

19 September 2014 Agenda Reports Minutes

28 November 2014 Agenda Reports Minutes

6 February 2015 Agenda Reports Minutes

17 April 2015 Agenda Reports Minutes

25 June 2015 – Meeting Cancelled

2013/14

20 September 2013 Agenda (206.34kb) Reports (3845.49kb) Minutes (73.29kb)

31 January 2014 Agenda (67.45kb) Reports (606.7kb) Minutes (77.85kb)

11 April 2014 Agenda (89.2kb) Reports (2161.77kb) Minutes (231.63kb)

26 June 2014 Agenda (131.55kb) Reports (1325.14kb) Minutes (229.11kb)

2012/13

14 September 2012 Agenda (115.29kb) Reports (1980.21kbMinutes (148.66kb)

1 February 2013 Agenda (113.74kb) Reports (1938.65kb) Minutes (19.32kb)

19 April 2013 Agenda (62.61kb) Reports (598.7kb) Minutes (20.9kb)

27 June 2013 Agenda (63.27kb) Reports (909.49kb) Minutes (140.58kb)

2011/12

30 September 2011 Agenda (64.49kb) Reports (3418.28kb) Minutes (130.97kb)

3 February 2012 Agenda (63.79kb) Reports (2015.34kb) Minutes (136.65kb)

20 April 2012 Agenda (64.42kb) Reports (4037.52kb) Minutes (154.38kb)

28 June 2012 Agenda (60.57kb) Reports (1435.96kb) Minutes (124.77kb)

2010/11

10 September 2010 Agenda (12.83kb) Reports (1174.54kb) Minutes (25.79kb)

4 February 2011 Agenda (11.77kb) Reports (2079.6kb) Minutes (20.27kb)

15 April 2011 Agenda (11.65kb) Reports (663.92kb) Minutes (14.35kb)

30 June 2011 Agenda (13.67kb) Reports (1726.63kb) Minutes (18.94kb)

2009/10

18 Sep 2009 Agenda and Minutes (25.24kb)

23 Oct 2009 Agenda and Minutes (21.06kb)

22 Jan 2010 Agenda and Minutes (21.8kb)

19 Mar 2010 Agenda and Minutes (29.61kb)

18 Jun 2010 Agenda and Minutes (34.67kb)