Committee details

Audit and Governance Committee

Purpose of committee

This committee provides an independent assurance of the adequacy of the Council’s corporate governance arrangements, including:

·         an assessment of the effectiveness of the Council’s anti-fraud and anti-corruption arrangements

·         an examination of the authority’s financial and non-financial performance

·         associated risk management and control environment


The committee also provides an independent review of the authority’s exposure to risk or any other such event that may weaken the control environment.  Full details of the responsibilities of committees are set in the constitution.


Contact information

Support officer: Amanda Coombes. 01395 517543; email

Phone: 01395 517543