Committee details

Purpose of committee

Audit & Accounts Committee responsibilities:

  • Approving the annual statement of accounts
  • Receiving external auditors report on the annual statement of accounts
  • Considering the effectiveness of the Council’s risk management arrangements, the control environment, and associated anti-fraud and corruption arrangements.
  • Approving Internal Audit’s strategy and work plan and monitoring their performance.
  • Reviewing reports from Internal Audit, External Audit and inspection agencies and monitoring actions taken in response to them.
  • Ensuring an effective relationship between Internal and External Audit and other relevant bodies
  • Considering the Council’s arrangements for corporate governance and monitoring compliance with its own and other published standards and controls.



Contact information

Support officer: Liz Wright.

Phone: 0161 793 2811