Agenda - Senedd Commission Audit and Risk Assurance Committee


Meeting Venue:

Video Conference via Microsoft Teams

Meeting date: 22 November 2021

Meeting time: 10.00 – 12.30
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 18 June, actions and matters arising

                                                                                                   (Pages 1 - 12)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 1 - Minutes of 18 June 2021
ARAC (05-21) Paper 2 - Action Summary

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3       COVID-19 - Corporate update

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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4       Governance and Assurance update (inc. progress of Internal Audit activity)

                                                                                                 (Pages 13 - 20)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 3 - G&A Update Report - Nov 2021

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5       Consider latest Internal Audit reports

                                                                                                 (Pages 21 - 33)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 4 - Payroll Internal Audit Report 2021

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6       Review HMT/other guidance for Audit and Risk Assurance Committees

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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7       2021 Audit Plan and Audit Wales update report (inc. AW reports/outputs)

                                                                                                 (Pages 34 - 59)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 5 – Audit Wales 2021 Audit Plan
ARAC (05-21) Paper 6 – Audit Wales ARAC Update Nov 2021

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8       Finance update

                                                                                                 (Pages 60 - 67)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 7 - Finance update

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9       PAPAC and Finance Committee update

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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10    Corporate Risk

                                                                                                 (Pages 68 - 92)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 8 - Corporate Risk
ARAC (05-21) Paper 8 Annex A - Summary Corporate Risk Register
ARAC (05-21) Paper 8 Annex B - Corporate Risks Plotted

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11    Critical examination of one identified or emerging risk - Adherence in 6th Senedd to changes to Members' regulatory framework

                                                                                                                          

Oral item around CRR update

 

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12    Update on the transition to the Sixth Senedd

                                                                                               (Pages 93 - 105)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 9 - Transition to the Sixth Senedd

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13    Commission's strategy for sixth Senedd

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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14    Update on cyber-security

                                                                                                                          

Oral item/presentation

 

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15    Information Breaches (twice yearly report)

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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16    Departure Summary

                                                                                                         (Page 106)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 10 - Departures Summary Nov 2021

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17    Feedback on discussions at the Commission's Remuneration, Engagement and Workforce Advisory Committee (REWAC) (29.09.21)

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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18    Estates Strategy

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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19    Update from the Chair on presentation of the Committee's Annual Report to the Senedd Commission

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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20    Review the committee's terms of reference

                                                                                             (Pages 107 - 110)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 11 - ARAC Terms of Reference

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21    Forward work programme

                                                                                             (Pages 111 - 115)

Attached Documents:
ARAC (05-21) Paper 12 - Forward Work Programme

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22    Any Other Business

                                                                                                                          

Oral item

 

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