Member and Committee Information
Independent assurance of the adequacy of the risk management framework and the associated control environment within the Council to provide reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations and compliance with laws and regulations.
To review the activities of the Internal Audit function, including its annual work programme and progress against the programme and the outcome of major findings of Internal Audit investigations.
To review all matters relating to external audit, including audit plan, action points and reports, and to monitor implementation of external audit recommendations.
Respond to issues raised in relation to corporate policies, performance information, inspection and audit reports, accident statistics and Health and Safety costs and any other matters deemed necessary.
Preparation of an annual report on the work and performance of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.
Role in development of the Council's Code of Corporate Governance and Annual Governance Statement in advance of it being submitted for approval to Policy and Resources Committee.
Provision of an independent assurance on the integrity of financial reporting and annual governance processes.
Receive quarterly updates on any use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000.
To set key performance indicators and targets to be monitored by Area Committees.