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, other group leaders, 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 7 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.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: James Welbourn. Democratic and Civic Officer

Phone: 01427676595

Email: james.welbourn@west-lindsey.gov.uk