Standards and Audit Committee - Thursday, 23rd November, 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey GU21 6YL

Contact: Doug Davern  on 01483 743018 or email


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Minutes pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Standards and Audit Committee held on 21 September 2023 as published.

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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 49 KB

(i)         To receive declarations of interest from Members and Officers in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

(ii)        In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules, the Strategic Director - Corporate Resources, Kevin Foster declares a disclosable personal interest (non-pecuniary) in any items concerning the companies of which he is a Council-appointed director.  The companies are listed in the attached schedule.  The interests are such that Mr Foster may advise on those items.

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Urgent Business

To consider any business that the Chairman rules may be dealt with under Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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Matters for Recommendation

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Amendments to Constitution - Public Participation at Planning Committee STA23-024 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Reporting Persons – Beverley Kuchar / Thomas James

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Amendments to Constitution - Media Protocol STA23-025 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Reporting Person – Andy Denner

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Amendments to Constitution - Provisions for Urgent Business STA23-026 pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Reporting Person – Gareth John

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Amendments to Constitution - Questions from Members of Public STA23-027 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Reporting Person – Gareth John

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Matters for Determination

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Signing off of Accounts - Prior and Current Years STA23-021 pdf icon PDF 101 KB

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Verbal Update on the Progress of the Value for Money Audit

Reporting Person – Joanne Brown (Grant Thornton)

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Hale End Court Learning Points STA23-018 pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Reporting Person – Louise Strongitharm

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Health and Safety Annual Report STA23-017 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Reporting Persons – Amanda Jeffrey and Vicky Pickett

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Internal Audit Progress Report STA23-019 pdf icon PDF 729 KB

Reporting Persons – Graeme Clarke and Juan Fosco (Mazars)

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Internal Audit Charter STA23-020 pdf icon PDF 550 KB

Reporting Persons – Graeme Clarke and Juan Fosco (Mazars)

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Annual Governance Statement 2022/23 STA23-023 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Reporting Persons – Gareth John and Eugene Walker

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