Agenda and minutes

Audit and Governance Committee - Wednesday, 26th May, 2021 11.30 am

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1RS. View directions

Contact: Melanie Goddard  Democratic Services Officer


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Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

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Councillor Backhouse and Independent Member, Mr Turner were not present at the meeting.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To receive any declarations of interest by members in items on the agenda in accordance with the Members’ Code of Conduct. For any advice on declarations of interest, please contact the Monitoring Office before the meeting.

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No declarations of interest were received.


Notification of Persons Registered to Speak pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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No notifications of any visiting members wishing to speak had been received.


Appointments to the Constitution Review Working Party

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Lee  Colyer advised that the purpose of the meeting was to confirm appointments to the Constitutional Review Working Party for 2021/22. 

The previous composition of the Working Party was:

-       Mr Tony Quigley - Chair (Independent Member).

-       Councillor March

-       Councillor Simmons

-       Councillor Hill


Group Leaders had been invited to make nominations, but to date none had been received. 


The recommendation was to continue with the current composition with the exception of Councillor Simmons whose seat would now be declared vacant.  Group Leaders would be given a further opportunity to make nominations. 


RESOLVED – That the current composition of the Constitution Review Working Party would continue but with Councillor Simmons seat declared vacant.  That Group Leaders would be invited to make nominations. 


Urgent Business pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To consider any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent, for the reasons to be stated, in accordance with Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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There was no urgent business for consideration.


Date of Next Meeting pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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The next meeting of the Audit and Governance Committee was scheduled for Tuesday 27 July 2021.