Venue: Room 116, West Midlands Combined Authority, 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

Contact: Wendy Slater, Senior Governance Services Officer 

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Meeting Business Items

10.00 am


Apologies for Absence (if any)

Presented By: Chair

10.02 am


Declarations of Interest (if any)

Members are reminded of the need to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they have in an item being discussed during the course of the meeting. In addition, the receipt of any gift or hospitality should be declared where the value of it was thought to have exceeded £25 (gifts) or £40 (hospitality).

Presented By: Chair

10.03 am


Chair's Remarks (if any)

Presented By: Chair

10.05 am


Minutes - 4 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Presented By: Chair

10.10 am


Action List pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Presented By: Chair

10.15 am


Annual Accounts 2022/ 23 for West Midlands Combined Authority pdf icon PDF 130 KB


(a)  Annual Accounts for 2022/23 for the WMCA (covering report)

(b)  WMCA Financial Report

(c)  Audit Findings

(d)  Auditor’s Annual Report

Presented By: Linda Horne /Grant Thornton

Additional documents:

10.55 am


Treasury Management Mid-Year Report 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 367 KB

Presented By: Mark Finnegan

Additional documents:

11.10 am


Internal Audit Report pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Presented By: Loraine Quibell

Additional documents:

11.25 am


Financial Due Diligence Checks on Suppliers in response to Rail Package Package 1 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Presented By: Linda Horne

11.35 am


Assurance Performance Report -July to September 2023 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Presented By: Joti Sharma

11.45 am


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Presented By: Chair


Exclusion of the Public and Press

To pass the following resolution:

That in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business as they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

Presented By: Chair

11.50 am


Update on Whistleblowing Claims

Presented By: Loraine Quibell

Date of Next Meeting- 30 January 2024