The Corporate Governance
Committee is appointed to discharge the functions of the Council in
relation to the Corporate Governance of the Council and to be the
Council’s “Audit” Committee.
proposals to change the Council’s Constitutional arrangements
and making appropriate recommendations to the Council.
Governance - Regularly reviewing the Council’s Code of
Corporate Governance and recommending any changes to the Council
and approving the annual governance statement and reviewing the
achievement of any outstanding improvements.
3. Ensuring there
are effective arrangements for the management of risk across the
4. Fulfilling the
Board responsibilities of the Public Sector Internal Audit
Standards and ensuring effective internal audit is undertaken in
accordance with these Standards.
5. Receiving and
considering external audit reports including the adequacy of
management response to issues identified.
Accounts - Approving the accounting policies, statement of accounts
and considering any matters arising from the external
consider the arrangements to secure value for money and review
assurances and assessments on the effectiveness of these
Reviewing and monitoring the policy and procedure and arrangements
for investigating disclosures under the Public Interests Disclosure
Monitoring the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy and receive
annual updates on countering fraud.
10. The promotion and
maintenance of high standards of conduct within the
11. To advise the
Council on the adoption or revision of its Codes of Conduct for
12. The promotion and
maintenance of high standards of conduct within the town and parish
councils within Huntingdonshire.
13. To advise the Council on
the adoption or revision of a Protocol for Member/Officer
14. To advise the
Council on the adoption of a Code of Conduct for Planning and
monitoring operation of the Code. (See Article 9 for further
15. Consideration of reports
by the Local Government Ombudsman including compensatory
16. Consider the
periodic electoral review and review District and Parish electoral
arrangements including boundaries and other electoral
17. Through the
Chairman, the Committee will provide the Council with an Annual
Report, timed to support the finalisation of the financial
statements and the Governance Statement, on how it has discharged
Access the Corporate
Governance Committee Annual Report to Council