Venue: This will be held as an online virtual Meeting

Contact: James Kinsella, Governance Officer  Tel: 020 8937 4041; Email:

Note: Please note the press and public will be welcome to attend this as on online virtual meeting. The link to attend and view proceedings is available vi the Live Streaming page on the Democracy in Brent website: or the link on the agenda fronsheet published above. 

No. Item


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.

Standards Items

Please note there are no standards items to consider at this meeting.

Audit Items


Emergency Planning response to COVID 19 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

The report provides the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee with a summary of the work that has been undertaken since Emergency Planning and GOLD arrangements were stood up in the Council, as a result of the pandemic coronavirus COVID 19.  The report also outlines the resource implications of the actions that have been taken by the Council.

Additional documents:


Annual Governance Statement pdf icon PDF 88 KB

This report presents the draft Annual Governance Statement (AGS) for 2019/20, as required by the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015.  The AGS is being presented to the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee for consideration, prior to formal approval by the Audit and Standards Committee.

Additional documents:


Forward Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 420 KB

To consider and agree the Committee’s Forward Plan for 2020/21, which will continue to be reviewed and updated at each meeting.


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.