The Governance and Audit committee is responsible for:
· Corporate Governance;
· Accounts and Audit;
· The Regulatory Framework (Assurance Framework);
· Ethics and Standards.
The Leader of the Council, other group leaders, the Chairman of the Challenge and Improvement Committee and the Chairman of the Standards Sub-Committee may be required to attend this committee but may not be appointed to it.
The committee has 6 members, and is politically balanced. The committee will include at least one independent member and the normal term of office shall be four years. The committee normally meets 7 times a year.
The committee is attended by West Lindsey District Council’s internal, and external auditors.
The Committee’s Full Terms of Reference can be viewed in the Constitution.
Support officer: James Welbourn. Democratic and Civic Officer