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Committee details

Audit and Corporate Governance Committee

Purpose of committee

Audit and Corporate Governance Committee  


The purpose of this Committee is to advise and review the Council’s arrangements for internal audit, internal control, risk management, financial management, standards and corporate governance. The Committee will also: 


·  Promote and maintain high standards of conduct by Members.

·  Provide independent assurance of the adequacy of the risk management framework and the associated control environment.

·  Independently scrutinise the authority’s financial and non-financial performance, to the extent that it affects the authority’s exposure to risk and weakens the control environment and to oversee the financial reporting process.

·  Approve the financial statements.

·  Approve the Annual Governance Statement.



Contact information

Support officer: Shabana Kauser. 01753 787503

Phone: 01753 787503


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