Committee has a number of functions, including:
To consider the Council’s corporate governance arrangements
against the good governance framework by way of the process of
compiling the Annual Governance Statement.
To review the Annual Governance Statement prior to approval and
consider whether it properly reflects the risk environment and
supporting assurances, taking into account the internal audit
opinion on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the
Council’s framework of governance, risk and internal
To consider the Council’s framework of assurance and ensure
that it adequately addresses the risk and priorities of the
To monitor and scrutinise the effective development and operation
of the risk management arrangements within the Council.
To oversee progress in addressing risk related issues reported to
the Committee, such as the Corporate Risk Register.
To consider any Anti-Fraud strategies, policies or procedures.