Committee details

Corporate Governance & Audit Committee

Purpose of committee

The Corporate Governance and Audit Committee has 10 members including the Cabinet Member for Finance & Governance and a representative from the Overview & Scrutiny Committee. It is based on political proportionality, meets four times per year and reports to the Council.

 

The Corporate Governance and Audit Committee plays an essential role in keeping the Council’s financial regulations under review. It ensures that the Council’s business is conducted honestly and prudently and that the public interest is protected.

 

It reviews corporate risks and ensures control and monitoring systems are in place. It reviews the effectiveness and probity of corporate governance within the authority, arrangements with external and internal audit and the implementation of their recommendations. It scrutinises the treasury management policy and reviews systems to prevent fraud, the corporate complaints system and monitors S106 obligations.

 

Speaking at Council and committee meetings

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Mrs Bambi Jones on 01243 534685. Email:  bjones@chichester.gov.uk

Postal address:
East Pallant House
1 East Pallant
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1TY

Phone: 01243 534734