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Audit and Standards Committee

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Information about Audit and Standards Committee

The Committee was established on 1 September 2016 and merged the functions of the former Audit and Standards Committees.


It is a key part of the Council's corporate governance arrangements and it oversees and assesses the Council’s risk management, control and corporate governance arrangements and advises the Council on the adequacy and effectiveness of these arrangements.  It also has responsibility for the statutory financial reporting process through approval of the Statement of Accounts.


In addition, the Committee is responsible for promoting high standards of conduct by Councillors and co-opted members, overseeing the Members’ Code of Conduct and considering complaints that a Member may have breached the Code.

Further information is available on the Procedure for Dealing with Standards Complaints.


Due health and safety restrictions in place to ensure current social distancing rules in our meeting rooms, we are unable to guarantee entrance to observers.  To observe the meeting as a member of the public, please click on the ‘view the webcast’ link provided on the meeting page of the website.


Recording is allowed at Audit and Standards Committee meetings under the direction of the Chair of the meeting. There is a protocol on audio/visual recording and photography at council meetings which provides further information.