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Audit, Governance and Standards Committee MEETING


Date:       Monday 14 January 2019

Time:      6.30 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Bartlett, Coulling (Parish Representative), Cox, Daley, Garland, Harvey (Vice-Chairman), McLoughlin (Chairman), Perry, Purle, Titchener (Parish Representative) and Webb


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Notification of Visiting Members




5.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




6.        Disclosures of Lobbying




7.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information




8.        Minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2018

1 - 11



9.        Questions and answer session for members of the public (if any)




10.    Committee Work Programme 2018/19




11.    Complaints Received Under the Members' Code of Conduct

13 - 16



12.    Housing Benefit Grant Claim

17 - 40



13.    Internal Audit Charter

41 - 58



14.    Treasury Management, Investment and Capital Strategies 2019/20

59 - 96



15.    Budget Strategy - Risk Assessment Update

97 - 111



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