Corporate Governance Committee
11 September 2007
A meeting of the Corporate Governance Committee which you are requested to attend will be held on Tuesday 11 September 2007 at 10.00hrs in the Conference Room, Devon & Cornwall Police Authority, Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter to consider the items as detailed on the Agenda given below.
Any papers listed as "to follow", urgent items or supplementary papers will be made available as soon as possible and in any event at least 30 minutes before the start of the meeting.
S G Davey
Chief Executive & Clerk
To The Police Authority
- Election of Chairman
- Appointment of Vice-Chairman
To receive apologies for absence from Members unable to attend the meeting.
- Declarations of Interests
To receive any declarations from Members / Officers of personal and / or prejudicial interest in respect of matters for consideration at this meeting, together with the appropriate statement on the nature of any such declared interests.
To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 5 June 2007 as a correct record.
- Committee Terms of Reference
Work is currently underway to compile a Constitution for the Authority. As part of that work each Committee is being asked to consider its Terms of Reference and make appropriate recommendations to the Authority. To follow.
- Annual Governance Letter
The District Auditor issues an annual governance letter regarding the way in which the Authority conducts its business. To follow.
- Police Authority Risk Register
The Authority's updated Risk Register is presented to the Committee for consideration.
- Update on the implementation of the Recommendations from the Police Authority's PIR of Risk Management
This report provides an update of activity since acceptance of the Police Authority's Post Implementation Review of Risk Management.
- Internal Audit - Half Year Report 2007-08
The report outlines progress against the annual internal audit plan for 2007-08.
- Memorandum of Understanding between Professional Standards and Internal Audit
The Memorandum of Understanding formalises current arrangements in place for the notification and investigation of suspected financial irregularities and underpins the policy of the Police Authority and the Constabulary in relation to the prevention and detection of fraud set out in the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy.
- Insurance Renewals
The Treasurer will advise the Committee of the insurance renewal timetable and request that a small group of members form a task and finish group to consider the matter in detail.
If you require any further information regarding this meeting please contact:
Joy Norris: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee Members: Craig Bulley, Sir Simon Day, Martyn Hodge, Jo Norton, Vivien Pengelly, Jeremy Rowe, Carl Wallin