Committee details

Audit Committee

Purpose of committee


The Audit Committee’s role is to:


·         Review and monitor the Council’s audit, governance, risk management framework and the associated control environment, as an independent assurance mechanism;

·         Review and monitor the Council’s financial and non-financial performance to the extent that it affects the Council’s exposure to risk and/or weakens the control environment;

·         Oversee the financial reporting process of the Statement of Accounts.


Decisions in respect of strategy, policy and service delivery or improvement are reserved to the Cabinet or delegated to Officers.


Membership is four elected Councillors and an independent Chairman with relevant financial expertise.



Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services. 01895 250636 or email:

Postal address:
Democratic Services
Civic Centre
High Street

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