Issue details

Audit Committee Self-Assessment Exercise

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) document on “audit committee’s practical guidance for local authorities and police” sets out the guidance on the function and the operation of audit committees. It represents CIPFA’s view of best practice and incorporate the positions statements previously issued.
The Governance and Audit Committee has been undertaking self-assessments since 2008 and the updated CIPFA Audit Committee Self-Assessment Checklist is attached to this report following updates made in the January 2022 meeting.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Explanation of anticipated restriction:

Decision due: 17 Mar 2022 by Governance and Audit Committee

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercialisation, UKSPF and Levelling Up

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive - Corporate Development (S151)

Contact: Christine Morgan, Democratic Services Team Leader Email:

Comms/Media Interest: Liaise with Sam Knowles

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  • Audit Committee Self-Assessment Exercise