Issue - meetings

Annual Governance Statement 2020/21

Meeting: 15/06/2021 - Audit and Scrutiny Committee (Item 8)

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This report seeks the Committee’s approval of the draft Annual Governance Statement 2020/21.

Additional documents:


The Committee received a report seeking its approval of the draft Annual Governance Statement 2020/21.

The Committee received a verbal introduction from the Head of Policy, Performance and Governance.

The following matter was raised by the Committee:

a)            Figures: Following a question from a Member, the Officer confirmed that the section of the report detailing Stakeholder Engagement & Partnership Working now had some updated figures which were not available at the time of publishing. The Officer agreed to circulate the details of these figures to Members.

Following consideration, the Committee resolved unanimously to:

(1)      Approve the 2020/21 Annual Governance Statement as set out at Appendix 1, prior to it being signed by the Chief Executive and the Chairman of the Strategy & Resources Committee.

(2)      Give delegated authority to the Chief Finance Officer to make any required amendments to the Annual Governance Statement prior to its submission with the Statement of Accounts.