Committee details

Audit and Governance Committee

Purpose of committee

The committee provides independent assurance of the adequacy of the risk management framework and the associated control environment.  It assesses the Authority’s financial and non-financial performance to the extent that it affects the Authority’s exposure to risk and weakens the control environment.  The committee also oversees the financial reporting process and ensures that Members maintain high standards of probity in their public life by carrying out investigations in respect to allegations of misconduct by a Member or co-opted Member.