Venue: Level 5 Meeting Room, Breckland House, St Nicholas Street, Thetford IP24 1BT

Contact: Committee Services, Breckland Council  Tel: 01362 656870

No. Item


Chairman and Vice-Chairman (Agenda item 1)

To appoint a Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the ensuing year.


The terms of reference of the Joint Committee stipulate that:


  1. The persons eligible to be elected as Chairman shall not be the appointees of a Council whose appointee held that position in any of the previous six years.


  1. The persons eligible to be elected as Vice-Chairman shall not be the appointees of a Council whose appointee held that position in the previous year.


  1. The Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall not be appointees of the same Council.


For your information, the Chairmanship has to rotate round so that each Council takes its turn in a 7 year period.   


St Edmundsbury DC - June 2012

Forest Heath DC - June 2013

Breckland DC - June 2014

East Cambs DC - June 2015

Fenland DC - June 2016

Suffolk Coastal - June 2017

Waveney District Council – June 2018 (current)


Treasurer (Agenda item 2)

To appoint a Treasurer for the ensuing year.


Minutes (Agenda item 3) pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 26 March 2019.


Apologies (Agenda item 4)

To receive apologies for absence.


Urgent Business (Agenda item 5)

To note whether the Chairman proposes to accept any items of urgent business pursuant to Section 100(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Declarations (Agenda item 6)


Governance and Reporting Arrangements Relating to Internal Audit (Agenda item 7)

To receive a verbal report from Siobhan Martin, Head of Internal Audit (East Suffolk Council).


Performance Reports (Agenda item 8)

Presented by Stuart Philpot, Strategic Manager (Support Services), ARP.


Joint Committee Performance Report April 2019 pdf icon PDF 391 KB


Presentation of Data Q4 FINAL 18-19 pdf icon PDF 555 KB


ARP Financial Out-turn 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Report by Alison Chubbock, Chief Accountant & Deputy S151 Officer (BDC).

Additional documents:


Service Plan and Risk Update pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Report of Paul Corney, Head of ARP.

Additional documents:


Welfare Reform Update (Standing Item) pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of Adrian Mills – ARP Strategic Manager (Benefits).



Forthcoming Issues (Standing Item)

To note any items.


Next Meeting

To note the arrangements for the next meeting to be held on Tuesday, 17 September 2019 at 10.30am (immediately following the pre-briefing), Level 5 meeting room, Breckland House, St Nicholas Street, Thetford.