Notice of a public meeting of

Audit Committee


Councillors Cliff Lunn (Chairman), Alyson Baker, Philip Broadbank, Mark Crane, George Jabbour (Vice-Chair), Nigel Knapton, Stuart Parsons, Karin Sedgwick, Neil Swannick and Matt Walker, and Independent Co-opted Members (non-voting) Mr David Marsh and Mr David Portlock


Monday, 28th November, 2022


1.30 pm


Council Chamber, County Hall, Northallerton







Apologies for Absence






Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 24 October 2022


(Pages 3 - 8)




Declarations of Interest






Public Questions or Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice (including the text of the question/statement) to Ruth Gladstone of Democratic Services (contact details at the foot of page 1) by midday on Wednesday 23 November 2022.  Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item.  Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-

·         At this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes).

·         When the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.

If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Progress on Issues Raised by the Committee

(Pages 9 - 10)


Joint report of the Corporate Director – Strategic Resources and the Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services)





2021/22 External Audit of the North Yorkshire Pension Fund

(Pages 11 - 38)


Report of Deloitte





2021/22 External Audit of North Yorkshire County Council

(Pages 39 - 66)


Report of Deloitte





Report Following the Detailed Review of the draft Statement of Final Accounts for 2021/22

(Pages 67 - 70)


Report of the Members’ Working Group





Statement of Final Accounts for 2021/22 including Letter of Representation

(Pages 71 - 282)


Report of the Corporate Director – Strategic Resources





Commercial Governance Review

(To Follow)


Report of the Corporate Director – Strategic Resources





Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Friday, 18 November 2022




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