The Audit and Governance Committee is made up of 11 councillors. It is responsible for governance and audit and for ensuring probity, propriety and ethics in the organisation.
Audit: among its duties the committee agrees internal and external audit plans; reviews and approves the annual Statement of Accounts; considers any matters referred by the Section 151 officer.
Governance: duties include overseeing risk management; makes recommendations on major changes to the Constitution; checks the council complies with its own and other standards; monitors and audits the council’s equalities and diversity policies.
The committee’s role and functions are set out in the Terms of Reference in the Constitution.
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