8th March 2018


1.  Apologies for absence

2.  Declarations of Interest

3.  Appointment of Chair

4.  Appointment of Vice Chair

5.  Minutes and Actions from the Meeting on the 21st December 2017

6.  External Audit

      a) Audit Plan 2018

      b) Update Report

7.  Internal Audit

     a) Final Annual Audit Plan 2018/19

     b) Update Report

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance)

  • Debtors (Limited Assurance)
  • Creditors (Limited Assurance)

     Circulated Detailed Reports

  • Payroll (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Strategic Planning (Reasonable Assurance)
  • General Ledger (Reasonable Assurance)
  • Budgetary Control (Reasonable Assurance)

8.   Internal Audit
      Torfaen County Borough Council

      a) Annual Audit Plan 2018/19

      b) Detailed Audit Reports

     Detailed Reports Requiring Discussion (Limited/No Assurance):

  • None

     Circulated Detailed Reports:

  • None

9.   Outstanding Audit Inspection Recommendations Appendix

10. Budget Setting 2018/19 - Oral Update

11. Asset Management Strategy 2018/19 Appendix

12. Progress on Testing of the Disaster Recovery Systems - Oral Update

13. Outstanding Debts and Creditor Days Progress Report

14. Value for Money Profiles - Outliers for Gwent Police Appendix

15. Commissioning/Partnership Fund - Oral Update

16.  Welsh Joint Audit Committee Terms of Reference Comparison
       Internal Audit - TIAA

17.  Review of Manual of Corporate Governance

  • Including JAC Terms of Reference Annual Review

18.  Draft Joint Annual Governance Statement

19.  JAC Self-Assessment

  • Discussion on any potential amendments

20.  The information contained in the report(s) below has been subjected to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent's public interest test and is deemed to be exempt from publication under section 7.

21. To monitor the Joint Strategic Risk Report 

22. New Headquarters Financial Plan

23. Any Relevant Reports from Other Organisations that Should be Brought to  
      the Attention of the Joint Audit Committee

24. Any Other Business

  • Agree Deep Dive Areas for 2018/19 - Chair
  • Update from All Wales JAC Training Day 1st February 2018 - Vice Chair
  • Update from TIAA Audit Chair's Conference 8th February 2018 - Mr R Leadbeter

Confirm JAC Dates

  • 7th June
  • 31st July
  • 13 September
  • 13 December

25. To identify any risks arising from this meeting