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Minutes & Agendas

Audit and Standards Committee

To all members of the Audit & Standards Committee:-

Councillors Jim Finn (Chair), Colin Cameron, Ian Cochrane, Michael Cullen, Maureen Devlin, Marie McGurk, David Shearer and Appointed Members Brian Davidson, Ann Faulds and Jim McNally.

Dear Member

Audit & Standards Committee –30 November 2018

I request your attendance at a meeting of the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport’s Audit & Standards Committee to be held at 11.00am Friday, 30 November 2018 in the Boardroom 131 St Vincent Street, Glasgow for the purpose of considering the undernoted business.

Yours sincerely

Valerie Davidson

Secretary

direct dial: 0141 333 3576

Business

Item Document name Officer Page Number
1 Apologies Valerie Davidson N/A
2 Declaration of Interest in terms of the Ethical Standards in public Life etc (Scotland) Act 2000 – Members are asked at this stage to declare any interests
they may have in any of the items on the agenda. Members making a declaration of interest are reminded of the requirement to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.
Valerie Davidson N/A
3 Minute of previous meeting on 14 September 2018 Valerie Davidson 1-5
4 Corporate Risk Register update
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Copy herewith
Iain McNicol 7-10
5 Digital Assurance Framework
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 11-16
6 Regularity audit of procurement outcomes
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 17-20
7 Regularity audit of the HR system administration
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 21-24
8 Regularity audit of the Public Bodies Climate Change Duties report
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 25-26
9 Core financial systems review of treasury management
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 27-29
10 Engagement follow up performance September to November 2018
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Copy herewith
Iain McNicol 31-33
11 Internal Audit Plan 2018/19 – mid-year progress report
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Assurance Engagements reported as at November 2018
Levels of Assurance
Quality Assurance and Improvement Plan
Iain McNicol 35-41
12 Counter Fraud Strategy update
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Copy herewith
Iain McNicol 43-63
13 Risk Management Strategy update
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Copy herewith
Iain McNicol 65-75
14 Audit Scotland report: Scotland’s new financial powers
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Copy herewith
Iain McNicol 77-114
15 Public reporting complaints statistics 2018/19 – Quarter 2
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Valerie Davidson 115-117
16 Members and Directors expenses 2018/19
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Members Expenses
Directors Expenses
Neil Wylie 119-122

Contact officer: Pamella Lawrence
0141 333 3281