Audit Committee - Wednesday, 30 November 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: De Montfort Suite, Hinckley Hub. View directions

Contact: Rebecca Valentine-Wilkinson Democratic Services Officer on 01455 255834 or email 

Note: See media below to watch meeting via Youtube 


No. Item


Apologies and substitutions


Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 5 October 2022.


Additional urgent business by reason of special circumstances

To be advised of any additional items of business which the Chairman decides by reason of special circumstances shall be taken as matters of urgency at this meeting (to be taken at the end of the agenda)


Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council’s code of conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.



To hear any questions received in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12.


Internal Audit Progress report pdf icon PDF 250 KB

To report on the summary of the 2021/22 Internal Audit Plan


Financial Reporting Council's Review of External Audit Quality 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 557 KB

To present to members a summary of quality reviews done by the FRC in relation to external Audit Suppliers, including the Council’s own External Audit Supplier Ernst and Young (EY)



New External Audit Appointment from 2023/24 to 2027/28 pdf icon PDF 386 KB

To notify members of the outcome of the External Audit appointment arrangements completed by Public Sector Audit Appointments (PSAA) on our behalf for the period spanning the audits from 2023/24 to 2027/28


Any other items of business which the Chairman decides have to be dealt with as matters of urgency

As announced under item 3 above.


Matters from which the public may be excluded

To consider the passing of a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the public from the undermentioned item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 3 and 10 of Schedule 12A of the 1972 Act.