Meeting Details

Audit Committee
29 Jun 2021 - 14:00
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Public Agenda
1 Notice of Recording/Webcast

The Chair to advise/meeting to note that this meeting will be webcast for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s meeting You Tube site ( and that members of the press/public may record and take photographs except where there are confidential or exempt items.

(i)     To note that the Council at its meeting on 25 May 2021 appointed the Audit Committee, Chair and Members to serve on the Committee for the period ending with the Annual Meeting of the City Council in 2022.


Labour Group (5):-             


Councillors Fred Grindrod (Chair), Sir Albert Bore, Marje Bridle, Safia Akhtar and Hendrina Quinnen.


Conservative Group (2):-                                       


Councillors Meirion Jenkins and Simon Morrall.


Liberal Democrat Group (1):-


Councillor Paul Tilsley.



(ii)    To elect a Deputy Chair, for the purpose of substitution for the Chair if absent, for the period ending with the Annual Meeting of the City Council in 2022.

To note the Committee’s functions as set out in the attached schedule. 
4 Apologies
To receive any apologies.
5 Declarations of Interests
Members are reminded that they must declare all relevant  pecuniary and non pecuniary interests arising from any business to be discussed at this meeting. If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared a Member must not speak or take part in that agenda item. Any declarations will be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.
6 Exempt Information – Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

a) To consider whether any matter on the agenda contains exempt information within the meaning of Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972, and where it is considered that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report. 


b) If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That, in accordance with Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation order) 2006, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as exempt on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information.

To confirm and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee held 27 April 2021.

(45 minutes allocated) (1415 – 1500)


Verbal discussion


The Cabinet Member Street Scene & Parks with the Director of Neighbourhoods.

(15 minutes allocated) (1500 – 1515)


Report of the Assistant Director Audit and Risk Management.

(10 minutes allocated) (1515 – 1525)


Report of the Interim Director of Council Management.

(10 minutes allocated) (1525 – 1535)


Report of the Interim Director of Council Management.


(10 minutes allocated) (1535 – 1545)


Report of the Interim Director of Council Management.

(5 minutes allocated) (1545 – 1550)


Report of the Interim Director of Council Management.

To approve the schedule of dates for the Committee meetings during 2021/22 taking place at 1400 hours in the Birmingham & Midlands Institute.


2021                                        2022


Tuesday 29 June                     Tuesday 25 January

Monday 26 July                       Tuesday 15 February    

Tuesday 28 September           Tuesday 29 March        

Tuesday 19 October                Tuesday 26 April            

Monday 29 November    

16 Other Urgent Business
To consider any items of business by reason of special circumstances (to be specified) that in the opinion of the Chair are matters of urgency.
17 Authority to Chair and Officers
Chair to move:-

'In an urgent situation between meetings, the Chair jointly with the relevant Chief Officer has authority to act on behalf of the Committee'.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Paul Tilsley 
NameReason for Absence
Councillor Safia Akhtar 

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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