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Audit, Governance and Standards Committee

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Information about 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 process. 


(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).