Agenda - Senedd Commission Audit and Risk Assurance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Zoom

Meeting date: 12 February 2021

Meeting time: 10.00
For further information contact:

Clerk: Kathryn Hughes

Committee Clerk

0300 200 6565

SCARAC@senedd.wales


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1       Introductions, apologies and declaration of interests

                                                                                                                          

 

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2       Minutes of 20 November, actions and matters arising

                                                                                                   (Pages 1 - 15)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 1 - Draft Minutes of 20 Nov 2020
ARAC (01-21) Paper 2 - Action Summary

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3       COVID-19 - Corporate update

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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4       G&A update report (including forward look for 2021-22 audit plan)

                                                                                                 (Pages 16 - 24)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 3 - Governance and Assurance Update Report - Feb 2021

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5       Data Protection update

                                                                                                 (Pages 25 - 28)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 4 - Data Protection update

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6       Consider emerging findings from the current interim/in-year work and advise the Accounting Officer of any issues that need to be addressed during the remainder of the year

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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7       Consider any residual actions arising from the previous year's work of both internal and external audit and comment on any associated risks

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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8       Share wider public sector/national reports produced

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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9       Consider the Commission's strategy for sixth Senedd

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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10    Update on planning for the May 2021 Senedd elections

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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11    Corporate Risk

                                                                                                 (Pages 29 - 53)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 5 - Corporate Risk
ARAC (01-21) Paper 5 - Annex A - Summary Corporate Risk Register
ARAC (01-21) Paper 5 - Annex B - Corporate Risks Plotted

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12    Critical examination of one identified or emerging risk - Cyber Security (combined with the twice yearly update)

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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13    Finance Update

                                                                                                 (Pages 54 - 59)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 6 - Finance Update

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14    Review of accounting policies

                                                                                                 (Pages 60 - 67)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 7 - Annual Review of Accounting Policies

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15    Feedback on discussions at the Commission's Remuneration, Engagement and Workforce Advisory Committee (REWAC)

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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16    Feedback on ARAC Chairs' Forum

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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17    Consider ways in which the Annual Report and Accounts can be used to promote the work of the Senedd throughout the year

Oral item                                                                                                          

 

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18    Forward work programme

                                                                                                 (Pages 68 - 71)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 8 - ARAC Forward Work Programme 2021

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19    Departure Summary

                                                                                                 (Pages 72 - 73)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (01-21) Paper 9 - Departures Summary

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