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Internal Audit Update Report

Report of the Head of Audit and Risk Management (Police Authority).

Minutes:

Members considered an update report of the Head of Audit and Risk Management regarding the internal audit work conducted with the Force and the following points were made.

 

·         The Head of Audit and Risk Management noted that an action plan had been provided by the Force to mitigate the identified recommendations arising from the Authority’s Internal Audit team. Four recommendations were currently graded Red, and 49 Amber.

 

·         In response to a query from a Member, the Head of Audit and Risk Management noted that a range of performance indicators had been agreed in consultation with the Commissioner and, as a result, it was felt sensible to defer 35 days of planned internal audit work.

 

·         The Assistant Commissioner and the Head of Audit and Risk Management confirmed they were content with the identified internal audit priorities.

 

·         In response to a question, the Assistant Commissioner confirmed work was being undertaken to address those recommendations where scheduled deadlines for completion had been missed.

 

·         In response to a question, the Head of Audit and Risk Management confirmed that Action and Know Fraud would be subject to an internal audit.

 

·         The Deputy Treasurer noted that the Force’s Internal Audit team should also review any mitigating actions being undertaken by the Force.

 

RESOLVED, that the report be received.

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