The Committee oversees the
effectiveness of governance and risk management arrangements,
internal systems of control, and anti-fraud and anti-corruption
arrangements. Approves the Council’s Accounts engages with
the external auditor and external inspection agencies, including
responding to External Audit’ Annual Management Letter and
including external audit verification.
Copies of the agenda are
available beforehand from the reception area located in the Rates
Hall in the Town Hall Extension (entrances on St Peter’s
Square and Mount Street). Some additional copies are available at
the meeting from the Governance Officer.
The Council is concerned to
ensure that its meetings are as open as possible and confidential
business is kept to the strict minimum. When confidential items are
involved these are considered at the end of the meeting at which
point members of the public are asked to leave.
The Council welcomes the filming, recording, public
broadcast and use of social media to report on the
Committee’s meetings by members of the public.
Agenda, reports and minutes of
all Council committees can be found on the Council’s website