Agenda and minutes

Audit Committee
Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Port Talbot Civic Centre, Committee Rooms 1/2

Contact: Nicola Headon 

No. Item


Minutes of the previous Audit Committee held on 19 September, 2018 pdf icon PDF 15 KB


RESOLVED:     that the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 September, 2018 be noted.


Welsh Audit Office - Audit Committee Update pdf icon PDF 335 KB


The Committee received an overview from the Wales Audit Office on the current and planned Welsh Audit Office work.


It was noted that Members requested more clarity on Waste Management and Thematic Review, Leisure Services.  It was agreed that J.Gillett, Wales Audit Office would find out more information and feed back to Members.


RESOLVED:        that the report be noted.


Progress Report to 15 November, 2018 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Additional documents:


Members received an update on work undertaken and progress made to 15 November, 2018, as detailed in the circulated report.


It was noted that an update regarding the outstanding recommendation in respect of Awel Y Mor Primary School would be reported to the next meeting.


It was also noted that an email would be sent to all Head teachers on behalf of Committee, reminding them of the importance of complying fully with DBS guidance.


RESOLVED:        that the report be noted.


Audit Committee - Draft Annual Report 2017-2018


A Draft Annual Report prepared by the Chair summarising work undertaken by the Audit Committee throughout the 2017-2018 Civic Year, was circulated to all Committee Members. 


It was agreed that this item would be put on the Agenda for the next meeting.


RESOLVED:        that the report be noted.



Access to Meetings


RESOLVED:         that pursuant to Section 100A(4) and (5) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded for the following item of business which involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12, 13 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the above Act.


Internal Audit - Special Investigations


Members received an update on special investigation audits undertaken in the last quarter, together with special investigations currently in progress.


RESOLVED:        that the report be noted.