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Audit & Standards Committee

To all members of the Audit & Standards Committee:-

Councillors Jim Finn (Chair), Colin Cameron, Allan Casey, Ian Cochrane, Allan Falconer, Marie McGurk, David Shearer and Appointed Members Brian Davidson, Ann Faulds and Jim McNally.

Dear Member

Audit & Standards Committee –8 June 2018

I request your attendance at a meeting of the Strathclyde Partnership for Transport’s Audit & Standards Committee to be held at 11.00am on Friday 8 June 2018 in the Lewis Room 131 St Vincent Street, Glasgow for the purpose of considering the undernoted business.

Yours sincerely

Valerie Davidson

Secretary

direct dial: 0141 333 3576

Business

Item Document name Officer Page Number
1 Apologies Valerie Davidson N/A
2 Declaration of Interest in terms of the Ethical Standards in public Life etc (Scotland) Act 2000 – Members are asked at this stage to declare any interests
they may have in any of the items on the agenda. Members making a declaration of interest are reminded of the requirement to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.
Valerie Davidson N/A
3 Minute of previous meeting on 09 February 2018 Valerie Davidson 1-10
4 2017/18: Abstract of accounts – Strathclyde Partnership forTransport
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1
Valerie Davidson 11-70
5 2017/18: Abstract of accounts – Strathclyde ConcessionaryTravel Scheme Joint Committee
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1
Neil Wylie 71-94
6 Corporate Risk Register update
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1
Iain McNicol 95-98
7 Core financial system review of creditor payments
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 99-101
8 Core financial system review of creditor standing data
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 103-105
9 Regularity audit of procurement contract award administration
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 107-111
10 Regularity audit of bus station facilities administration
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 113-115
11 Regularity audit of Subway MSA financial payment administration
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 117-119
12 Regularity audit of Subway station ticket office administration
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 121-123
13 Engagement follow-up performance January – March 2018
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1
Iain McNicol 125-127
14 Annual Internal Audit opinion and report 2017/18
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1 Appendix 2
Iain McNicol 129-134
15 Regulatory Audit of Subway annual stock count
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 135-137
16 Audit Scotland report: ‘Managing the implementation of the Scotland Acts’
Report by Assistant Chief Executive to follow Appendix 1
Iain McNicol 139-188
17 Audit Scotland report: ‘Local government in Scotland: Challenges and performance 2018’
Report by Assistant Chief Executive  Appendix 1
Iain McNicol 189-241
18 Audit Scotland report: Councils’ use of arms-length organisations’
Report by Assistant Chief Executive Appendix 1
Iain McNicol 243-286
19 Public reporting complaints statistics Q4 2017/18
Report by Assistant Chief Executive
Iain McNicol 287-289
20 Members & Directors expenses 2017/18
Report by Assistant Chief Executive Appendix 1 Appendix 2
Neil Wylie 291-293