Decision details


Decision Maker: Governance, Audit and Standards Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved


The Committee were informed of action taken to develop and comply with statutory obligations regarding corporate governance and to seek approval of the Annual Governance Statement for inclusion in the Council’s published Statement of Accounts for 2018/19.


The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 require authorities to conduct a review, at least once in each financial year, of the effectiveness of its system of internal control and to include an Annual Governance Statement report on the review with its statement of accounts. 




1.      The draft Annual Governance Statement as shown in appendix 3 be approved in principle for inclusion in the Council’s Statement of Accounts.


2.      Responsibility be delegated to the Chief Executive and the Chair of this Committee to make any further amendments deemed necessary.




Publication date: 16/03/2020

Date of decision: 20/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/05/2019 - Governance, Audit and Standards Committee

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