Governance and Standards Committee

The key roles of the Governance and Standards Committee are:

  • To raise awareness of the need for internal control and the implementation of audit recommendations.
  • To reinforce the importance of internal and external audit.
  • To review the adequacy of the council's risk management framework.
  • To scrutinise the financial and non-financial performance and oversees the financial reporting process
  • To monitor the effectiveness and make recommendations regarding the constitution.

The committee reports directly to Full Council and meets every six weeks. See meetings, agendas and minutes for more information.

Members of the Governance and Standards Committee

Councillor Fretwell was appointed Chair of the Committee for 2021/22 at the Annual Council in May 2021. 
 

Governance and Standards Committee decisions

See meetings, agendas and minutes for decisions made by the Governance and Standards Committee.

Visit our Audit page for more details.