HARLAND ROOM, HAMPSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

1. APOLOGIES

2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

3. MINUTES (Copy herewith)

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 March, 2005.

4. DEPUTATIONS

5. CONSTITUTIONAL STATUS OF CORPORATE MANAGEMENT TEAM
(Report herewith)

To consider the report of the Chief Officer and Clerk about the constitutional status of the Corporate Management Team.

6. EXTERNAL AUDIT AND INSPECTION PLAN 2005/06
(Report herewith)

To consider the Audit Commissions 2005/06 Audit and Inspection Plan in relation to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Audit Commission have been invited to the meeting to introduce their report.

7. ANNUAL INTERNAL AUDIT OPINION 2004/05 (Report herewith)

To consider the report of the Treasurer about the internal audit opinion for 2004/05.

8. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICY AND CODE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - SELF ASSESSMENT PROGRESS REPORT ON COMPLIANCE (Report herewith)

To consider the report of the Chief Officer concerning this matter.

9. PROGRESS REPORT ON DEALING WITH REQUESTS MADE BY THE COMMISSION FOR RACIAL EQUALITY CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY'S RACE EQUALITY SCHEME (Report herewith)

To consider the report of the Chief Officer about progress in dealing with requests made by the Commission for Racial Equality concerning the Authority's Race Equality Scheme.

10. DRAFT STATEMENT OF INTERNAL CONTROL 2004/05
(Report herewith)

To consider the report of the Chief Officer explaining the actions the Authority is taking to provide financial management assurance.

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