Standards & Audit Sub Board - Thursday, 16th November, 2023 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Linda Coote  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Non Attendance


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Meeting of the Sub Board held on 21 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 98 KB


Deputations- Standing Order 3.4

(NOTE: The Board is required to receive a deputation(s) on a matter which is before the meeting of the Board provided that notice of the intended deputation and its object shall have been received by the Borough Solicitor by 12 noon on Tuesday 14 November 2023. The total time for deputations in favour and against a proposal shall not exceed 10 minutes)


Public Questions - Standing Order 3.5

(NOTE: The Board is required to allow a total of 15 minutes for questions from Members of the public on matters within the terms of reference of the Board provided that notice of such Question(s) shall have been submitted to the Borough Solicitor by 12 noon on Tuesday 14 November 2023)


Audit Progress Report pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To update the sub board on the progress of the Audit Plan 2023/24, agreed (April 2023), to the Members with responsibility for governance.


Additional documents:


Local Government Ombudsman Annual Review pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To advise the Sub Board of the Annual Review Letter 2023 received from the Local Government Ombudsman

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Freedom of Information Performance July 1st 2022- June 30th 2023 pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To report to the Sub Board on the performance of the administration of Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests

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Review of Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 194 KB

This report sets out the need for the Council to review its Code of Conduct for Members and Arrangements for Dealing with Allegations of Breaches of the Code of Conduct.



Any Other Items

That the Chairman considers urgent.