Terms of Reference / Areas of Responsibility
14 Councillors – Politically Balanced.
At least 1 Co-opted Lay Member with voting rights.
• Approve statement of accounts, income and expenditure and balance sheet
• Commissioning and Procurement Working Group (Joint Working Group with the People Scrutiny Committee)
• External Audit Reports
• Finance Monitoring – Council wide
• Internal Audit Reports
• Oversee the authority's internal and external audit arrangements;
• Performance Monitoring – Council wide, including workforce
• Review and assess risk management, internal control and corporate governance arrangements and make reports and recommendations on the adequacy and effectiveness of those arrangements
• Review and scrutinise the authority's financial affairs and make reports and recommendations on the authority's financial affairs
• Review the financial statements prepared by the authority
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