This page lists the meetings for Audit, Governance and Standards Committee.
Membership: 9 Councillors
Nine (9) Members; plus
two (2) non-voting Parish Councillors appointed by the Council for
a three-year term of office and one (1) co-opted Independent
Member. The Chairman of the Audit, Governance and Standards
Committee may not be a Cabinet Member.
Purpose: The promotion and maintenance
of high standards of Councillor and Officer conduct within the
Council; adoption and reviewing the Council's Annual Governance
Statement; independent assurance of the adequacy of the financial
and risk management framework and the associated control
environment; independent review of 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
(Other than the
induction training delivered to all new Members and Substitute
Members of the Audit, Governance and Standards Committee, the
Committee will identify its training requirements through an annual
assessment of skills and knowledge and Members will undertake
training as required).