Members noted a report which informed of action taken to develop and comply with statutory obligations regarding corporate governance.
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 for 2020/21.
1. The draft Annual Governance Statement as shown in appendix 3 be approved in principle for inclusion in the Council’s Statement of Accounts be approved.
2. Responsibility be delegated to the Chief Executive and the Chair of the Committee to make any further amendments deemed necessary.