Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 28 September 2023 5.00 pm

Venue: Conference Chamber, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3YU

Contact: Christine Brain: Democratic Services Officer  Email:

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Procedural matters



Any member who is substituting for another member should so indicate, together with the name of the relevant absent member.


Apologies for absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2023 (copy attached.)


Declarations of interest

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registerable interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda, no later than when that item is reached and to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on the item.

Part 1 – public


Public participation

Members of the public who live or work in the district are welcome to speak and may ask one question or make a statement of not more than three minutes duration relating to items to be discussed in Part 1 of the agenda only.  If a question is asked and answered within three minutes, the person who asked the question may ask a supplementary question that arises from the reply.


The Constitution allows that a person who wishes to speak must register at least 15 minutes before the time the meeting is scheduled to start.


There is an overall limit of 15 minutes for public speaking, which may be extended at the Chair’s discretion.


Ernst and Young - Auditors Annual Report 2021 to 2022 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/017


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Annual Governance Statement 2022 to 2023 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/018

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Draft Statement of Accounts 2022 to 2023 pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/019


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Complaints and Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman: Annual Report 2002-2023 pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/020


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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 - Annual Report and Review of the RIPA Guidance pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/021


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Work programme update pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Report number: PAS/WS/23/022


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Part 2 – exempt