Committee details

Purpose of committee

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, Leader of the Opposition, the Chairman of the

Overview and Scrutiny 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 9 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.


Contact information

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