|Apologies for Absence
|Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter, in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.
Members are asked to receive any questions, statements or petitions, of which notice has been received, from members of the public
Members are asked to agree the minutes, attached marked 4, of the Standards, Audit and Performance Committee, held on 28 September 2023, and that they be signed by the Chair as a correct record.
|Standards, Audit and Performance Committee Work Plan 2024
This report, attached marked 5, puts forward a 2024 Work Plan for the Standards, Audit and Performance Committee for consideration and approval by Members. The report also reviews implementation of the activities listed in last year’s Work Plan.
|Statement of Accounts 2022/23
This report, to follow marked 6, presents the completed Statement of Accounts for 2022/23 to the Committee for consideration and approval.
As the Statement is in excess of 90 pages, a hard copy has not been included with the meeting papers but can be accessed by clicking on the document below.
A paper copy will be made available upon request.
|Audit Findings Report
Representatives of the External Auditors will present the Audit Findings for the year ended 31 March 2023, to follow marked 7.
The Chair of the Standards, Audit and Performance Committee, Chief Fire Officer and Treasurer (in accordance with the authority delegated to them by the Fire Authority at its meeting on 13 February 2012) will then sign the Letter of Representation for the year ended 31 March 2022, as required by External Audit.
|Auditors Annual Report on Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority 2021/22 and 2022/23
The Fire Authority is asked to note the Auditors Annual Report 2021/22 and 2022/23 which is attached marked 7b.
|Annual Governance Statement 2023/24 Improvement Plan
This report, attached marked 8, summarises the progress made to date against the improvements contained in the Annual Governance Statement Improvement Plan 2023/24.
|Corporate Risk Management Summary
This report, attached marked 9 updates Members on the status of risks on the Corporate Risk Register.
|Corporate Performance Indicators April - September 2023
This report, to follow marked 10a, presents a summary of the Service’s performance for the period from April to September 2023.
|HMICFRS Values and Cultures Report Update
This report, attached marked 10b, presents the Service’s progress against the recommendations made to the sector in the His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) Values and Culture in the fire and rescue services report.