[To receive an action plan update.]
Peter Farrow, Head of Audit, presented the report on the Annual Governance Statement and the mid-year - update on the action plans.
The group were advised that a watching brief would be maintained for the Procurement, Contract Management and Monitoring on any changes to legislation as a result of Brexit issue. The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) dynamics could change following the forthcoming Mayoral Election and the Leader of the Council would have responsibility for a specific portfolio within the WMCA. The group were advised that Kate Martin, Director of Housing, may attend a future meeting to provide an update on her actions.
That the progress made in addressing the key improvements areas identified in the 2018-2019 Annual Governance Statement action plan.