Committee details

Audit Committee

Purpose of committee

The Audit Committee comprises of seven councillors, who represent the political balance of the Council, plus one independent person who is not a councillor, or an officer of the Council.

 

The Audit Committee role in respect of the work of the Council is to:

 

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To be a key component of the Council's corporate governance.  Provide independent and high-level focus on the audit, assurance and reporting arrangements that underpin good governance and financial standards; and

 

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To provide independent assurance to Councillors of the adequacy of the risk management framework and the internal control environment.  Provide an independent review of the Council's governance, risk management and control frameworks and oversee the financial reporting and annual governance processes.  Oversee internal and external audit, helping to ensure that efficient and effective assurance arrangements are in place.

 

The meetings are usually held throughout the year, on a Monday, at 10.00 a.m., in Committee Room One, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YL (unless otherwise stated).  The meetings are generally open to the public, unless otherwise specified.

 

The full terms of reference for the Audit Committee are set out in Part 2 of the Council's Constitution.

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Cheryl Hall. Democratic Services Officer

Postal address:
County Offices
Newland
Lincoln
Lincs
LN1 1YL

Phone: 01522 552113

Email: cheryl.hall@lincolnshire.gov.uk

 

 
 
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