Finance

Finance & Compliance Committee

Members:

Peter McIver (Chairman)
Brenda Kerr Muir (Vice-chair)
John Higgs
Jan Pearce
Chris Hartley

What does it do?

It ensures that the Council and its officers conduct its business according to the high standards of probity, efficiency and transparency that nowadays are expected in every tier of local government.

The Committee’s duties are to review the financial regulations and standing orders of the Council, including all policies and procedures for the assessment and management of risk, to oversee the remuneration of the Clerk and ensure the adequacy of the Council’s insurance cover.

At an operational level, the Committee oversees and checks the accuracy of bank statements and any other financial instruments, together with contracts of employment, legal documents, compliance with safety regulations and minutes and agenda files. The Committee is also responsible for preparing a three-year financial plan and recommending an annual precept for the approval of the Council.

It also ensures full compliance with the Local Government Code of Conduct which every member of the Council is required to observe.

Audit Documents 2018-19

Accounting Statements 2018-19

Agar Section 3 External Auditor Report and Certificate 2018-19

Annual Governance Statement 2018-19

Council Accounts – a Guide to Your Rights

Notice of Public Rights and Publication of Unaudited Annual Governance & Accountability Return