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Audit, Governance and Standards Committee MEETING


Date:       Monday 18 November 2019

Time:      6.30 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Adkinson (Vice-Chairman), Brindle, Coulling (Parish Representative), Cox, Daley, Fissenden, Harvey (Chairman), McLoughlin, Perry, Round and Titchener (Parish Representative)


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 16 September 2019

1 - 9



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




10.    Committee Work Programme

10 - 11



11.    External Auditor's Annual Audit Letter (Year Ended 31 March 2019)

12 - 15



12.    Audit Progress Report and Sector Update (Year Ended 31 March 2020)

16 - 33



13.    Internal Audit Interim Report 2019/20

34 - 55



14.    Maidstone Property Holdings Ltd - Governance

56 - 62



15.    Treasury Management Mid-Year Review 2019/20

63 - 73



16.    Budget Strategy - Risk Assessment Update

74 - 88



17.    Redmond Review - Call for Views

89 - 156




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