Agenda

Venue: Virtual meeting. For public participation (questions /representations), please contact the Clerk for further details on attendance.

Contact: Fred Whitehouse, 01392 381362  Email: fred.whitehouse@devon.gov.uk

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Items
Note No. Item

PART I - OPEN COMMITTEE

1.

Apologies for absence

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2.

Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on 28th July 2020 (previously circulated).

 

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3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

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4.

EXTERNAL AUDIT - Update on the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) report on local audit pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Report provided by Grant Thornton via the County Treasurer (CT/20/103), Attached

Additional documents:

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5.

Devon Pension Fund Audit Findings Report 2019/20, Part I pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report provided by Grant Thornton via the County Treasurer (CT/20/94), Attached

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PART II - ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF PRESS AND PUBLIC ON THE GROUNDS THAT EXEMPT INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED

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6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Recommendation: that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act namely, the financial or business affairs of the a third party and of the County Council and in accordance with Section 36 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, by virtue of the fact that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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7.

Devon Pension Fund Audit Findings Report 2019/20, Part 2

Report to be provided by Grant Thornton via the County Treasurer. The Report will follow.

PART 1 - OPEN COMMITTEE

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8.

Re-admission of the Public and Press

Recommendation – that the press and public no longer need to be excluded from the meeting and can be readmitted.  

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9.

Devon County Council Audit Findings Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 11 KB

Report provided by Grant Thornton via the County Treasurer (CT/20/95), Attached

Additional documents:

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10.

Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/20/96), Attached

Additional documents:

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11.

Key Messages from the Redmond Review

Presentation from the Head Accountant

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12.

Revised Internal Audit Plan, 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/20/92), Attached

Additional documents:

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13.

Risk Management Update 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/20/93), Attached

Additional documents:

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14.

Future Meetings

Please use link below for County Council Calendar of Meetings:

 

http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CId=161&Year=0