Committee details

Governance and Audit Committee

Purpose of committee

The Governance and Audit Committee has seven members and is politically balanced.


It oversees the assurance arrangements in place in respect of our system of governance, internal control and risk management. The Committee is also responsible for reviewing reports from internal and external audit and approving the Council’s annual accounts.


Are Governance and Audit Committee meetings open to the public?


Governance and Audit Committee meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend. On rare occasions members of the public might be excluded from the meeting if the Committee is considering exempt information. This could include information relating to personnel matters or information that is commercially sensitive.


Contact information

Support officer: Anita Eckersley.

Phone: 01476 406517