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Internal Audit Plan

Decision Maker: Civic Affairs

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Approval of the Internal Audit work plan and the supporting documents.


The Committee received a report from the Head of Shared Internal Audit Service regarding the draft Internal Audit Annual Plan and Strategy for 2019 / 2020.


The Head of Internal Audit stated the following in response to Members’ questions:

  i.  The profession was moving to more dynamic audit plans.

  ii.  Prioritisation is in line with the Council’s requirements and the audit team will also base priority on risk scores for each audit listed in the Plan.

  iii.  Systems testing in an audit will vary, with the team having available a range of tools and methods and choosing to use the most appropriate for each audit.


Resolved to:


  i.  Approve the draft Audit Plan and Strategy and;

  ii.  Approve the supporting Charter and Code of Ethics


Report author: Jonathan Tully

Publication date: 01/08/2019

Date of decision: 13/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2019 - Civic Affairs

Accompanying Documents: