Agenda

Venue: This will be undertaken as an online virtual meeting

Contact: Craig Player, Governance Officer  Tel: 020 8937 2082; Email:  craig.player@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

2.

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.

3.

Deputations (if any)

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

4.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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

5.

Matters arising (if any)

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

Standards Items

6.

Complaints & Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To receive a report providing an annual review of the Members’ Code of Conduct Complaints procedure and an update on the Local Government Association (LGA) draft Member Code of Conduct consultation.

Additional documents:

7.

Standards Report (including gifts & hospitality) pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To receive an update on gifts and hospitality registered by members, and the attendance record for members in relation to mandatory training sessions.

Additional documents:

Audit Items

8.

I4B and Firstwave Housing Accounts and Audit Report pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To receive a report on the I4B and Firstwave housing accounts and audits.

Additional documents:

9.

Statement of Accounts 2019/20 & External Auditors Report pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To receive the Council’s annual statement of accounts, as well as a report highlighting the key issues raised by the Council’s external auditors Grant Thornton. 

Additional documents:

10.

External Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 480 KB

To receive a verbal update from Grant Thornton on progress in delivering its responsibilities as the Council’s external auditors, along with a summary of emerging national issues and developments that may be relevant to Brent as a local authority.

11.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To consider and note the Committee’s Forward Plan.

12.

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.