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.


Contact information

Support officer: James Welbourn. Democratic and Civic Officer

Phone: 01427676595