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Audit, Governance and Standards Committee MEETING


Date:       Monday 19 November 2018

Time:      6.30 p.m.

Venue:    Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors    Bartlett, Coulling (Parish Representative), Cox, Daley, Garland, Harvey (Vice-Chairman), McLoughlin (Chairman), Perry, Purle and Webb


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Notification of Visiting Members




5.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




6.        Disclosures of Lobbying




7.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information




8.        Minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2018

1 - 5



9.        Question and answer session for members of the public (if any)




10.    Committee Work Programme 2018/19




11.    Investigatory Powers Commissioner's Office Inspection Report

7 - 17



12.    Data Protection Act 2018 (GDPR) Progress to Compliance

18 - 28



13.    Annual Governance Statement Update

29 - 34



14.    Contract Management Update

35 - 41



15.    Maidstone Property Holdings Governance Arrangements

42 - 47



16.    Interim Internal Audit and Assurance Report

48 - 77



17.    Treasury Management Mid-Year Review 2018/19

78 - 86



18.    External Audit Progress Report November 2018

87 - 106



19.    Budget Strategy - Risk Assessment Update

107 - 121




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