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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 231 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 31 March 2021 as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

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

Standards Items


Annual Standards Report pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To receive an update on member conduct issues and the work of the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee, Audit & Standards Committee and the Monitoring Officer during 2020.

Additional documents:


Review of the Use of Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 pdf icon PDF 507 KB

To receive a report on the Council’s use and conduct of surveillance techniques in accordance with the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) 2000, in compliance with its annual reviewing obligations as set out in the Council’s RIPA policy and procedures.

Audit Items


Treasury Management Outturn Report pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To receive a report on Treasury Management activity in compliance with the Council’s Prudential Indicators for 2020/21.

Additional documents:


Internal Audit Annual Report pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To receive a report on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s internal controls and a summary of the internal audit work undertaking during 2020/21.

Additional documents:


Counter Fraud Annual Report pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To receive a report on counter fraud activity during 2020/21.


Pension Fund External Audit Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To receive an overview of the planned scope and timing of the Brent Pension Fund external audit 2020/21 for those charged with governance.


Forward Plan 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider and note the Committee’s Forward Plan for the 2021/22 municipal year.


Dates of Future Meetings

To note the schedule of dates for future meetings during the 2021/22 municipal year, as follows:


·         Monday 26 July 2021

·         Wednesday 22 September 2021

·         Tuesday 7 December 2021

·         Monday 31 January 2022

·         Tuesday 15 March 2022


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.