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Audit Committee (Disestablished 25/05/22)

Audit Committee (Disestablished 25/05/22)

Audit Committee

The remit of the Audit Committee is:

To ensure that the authority’s assurance statements, including the annual governance statement, properly reflect the risk environment and any actions required to improve it.

In relation to the authority’s internal audit functions:

  • oversee its independence, objectivity, performance and professionalism
  • support the effectiveness of the internal audit process
  • promote the effective use of internal audit by approving the annual Internal Audit Plan

To consider the effectiveness of the authority’s risk management arrangements and the control environment, reviewing the risk profile of the organisation and assurances that action is being taken on risk-related issues, including partnerships and collaborations with other organisations

To monitor the effectiveness of the control environment, including arrangements for ensuring value for money, supporting standards and ethics and for managing the authority’s exposure to the risks of fraud and corruption

To consider the reports and recommendations of external audit and inspection agencies and their implications for governance, risk management or control

To support effective relationships between external audit and internal audit, inspection agencies and other relevant bodies, and encourage the active promotion of the value of the audit process

To review the financial statements, external auditor’s opinion and reports to members, and monitor management action in response to the issues raised by external audit.


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