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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 Karen Renshaw

 

Meetings – Agendas and Minutes

Meeting 26 July 2019

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 26 July 2019 at 10:30 a.m in the Function Room of the Training Centre Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw

 

Agenda

 

1     Minutes of last meeting held on 26 April 2019

 

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 ‘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     Risk Management Strategy group update

Link to report

 

7     Internal Audit quarterly review

Link to report

 

For decision

8     Internal audit annual report 2018 – 19

Link to report

 

9     Statement of accounts and financial outturn 2018 – 19

Link to report

 

10     External audit annual report 2018 – 19

Link to report

 

 

 

Agenda Pdf Version
Reports Pdf Version
Minutes Pdf Version

Meeting 18 October 2019

 

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 18 October 2019 at 10.30 a.m. in the Function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

Agenda

 

1         Minutes of meeting held on 26 July 2019

Link to report

 

2         Matters arising

 

3         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.

 

4         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.
Link to report

 

5         Declarations of interest

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

 

For noting

6         Internal Audit quarterly review

Link to report

7         ICT strategy programme review

Link to report

8         Abridged Performance Management report

Link to report

9         Service improvement and assurance policy – six monthly update

Link to report

10      External Audit action plan

Link to report

11      Annual Audit Letter

Link to report

 

For decision

E12 Risk Management and Business Continuity annual report

 

 

Agenda Pdf Version
Reports Pdf Version
Minutes Pdf Version (Draft)

Meeting 31 January 2020

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 31 January 2020 at 10.30 a.m. in the Function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

 

 

Meeting 24 April 2020

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Meeting of the Audit Committee to be held on Friday 24 April 2020 at 10.30 a.m. in the Function Room of the Training Centre, Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw.

 

 

 

 

Meetings Archive

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

2018/2019

27 July 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

19 October 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

8 February 2019  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

26 April 2019  Agenda  Reports  Minutes (Draft)

2017/18

28 July 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

15 September 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2 February 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

27 April 2018  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

2016/17

29 July 2016  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

16 September 2016 Agenda  Reports  Minutes

3 February 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

28 April 2017  Agenda  Reports  Minutes

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)