Agenda

General Purposes Committee - Wednesday, 29th June, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Marie Lowe, Governance and Scrutiny Officer, 020 8132 1558 Email: Democracy@enfield.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

WELCOME & APOLOGIES

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the committee are invited to identify any disclosable pecuniary, other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests relevant to the items on the agenda.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting Held on 3 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To receive and agree the minutes of the General Purposes Committee meeting held on the 3 March 2022.

4.

Audit and Risk Management Services (ARMS) Progress Update pdf icon PDF 705 KB

The General Purposes Committee is requested to note the work completed by the Audit and Risk Management Service during the period 1 April 2021 to 30 April 2022 and the key themes and outcomes arising from this work and to provide feedback on the contents of the report.

5.

2021- 22 Counter Fraud Annual Report pdf icon PDF 452 KB

The Committee is requested to endorse the work of the Counter Fraud team and to provide feedback on the contents of the report of officers.

6.

2021-22 Annual Data Protection Officer Report pdf icon PDF 572 KB

The General Purposes Committee is requested to note the 2021-22 Annual Data Protection Officer report.

7.

General Purposes Committee Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 182 KB

The report details the activity of the General Purposes Committee from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022 and proposes it be approved for referral to Council.

8.

Contract Procedure Rules, Waivers & Procurement Spend Update pdf icon PDF 694 KB

The report provides an update to the General Purposes Committee on the Contract Procedure Rules, Waivers and Procurement Spend for the period April 2021 to March 2022. It also includes an update on Procurement Services and the implementation of the new procurement function.

9.

Update on Audit of the 2019/20 Statement of Accounts pdf icon PDF 167 KB

The Committee is asked to receive the report which provides an update on the audit of the 2019/20 Statement of Accounts.

10.

Update on the Audit of the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts and Pension Fund and progress on the 2021/22 Council's Accounts pdf icon PDF 165 KB

The report provides an update on the audit of the 2020/21 Statement of Accounts and Pension Fund together with an update on the work underway to produce the Council’s Accounts for 2021/22.

11.

BDO (External Auditor) Update on Statement of Accounts

The Committee will receive a verbal update on the Statement of Accounts from representatives of the Council’s External Auditor, Binder Dijker Otte (BDO).

12.

GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 530 KB

The Members are asked to note the 2022-23 Work Programme for the General Purposes Committee.

13.

DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS

The future meeting dates of the General Purposes Committee, as agreed at Annual Council, are as follows:

 

Tuesday, 26 July 2022

Monday, 15 August 2022

Thursday, 20 October 2022

Thursday, 1 December 2022

Thursday, 19 January 2023

Thursday, 16 March 2023

14.

EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the press and the public from the meeting for the items listed as part 2 on the agenda on the grounds that they involve disclosure of exempt information as defined in those paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).

15.

PART TWO ITEM- CONTAINING EXEMPT INFORMATION

16.

Meridian Water Risk Register Update

To receive a confidential report from the Programme Director – Meridian Water.

 

(This item will contain exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 (information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person – including the authority holding that information) of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.)