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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

STANDARDS ITEMS: There are no standards item for this meeting



External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 779 KB

The paper provides the Audit and Standards Advisory Committee with a report on progress in delivering Grant Thornton’s responsibilities as the Council’s external auditors. It also includes a summary of emerging national issues and developments that may be relevant to Brent as a local authority.


Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The paper presents the Annual Governance Statement for consideration, prior to formal approval.

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Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.