Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all future
meetings of this Committee will be conducted remotely until further
notice. These meetings will be streamed live on the council’s
website, allowing the public to observe proceedings. All meeting
papers, decision sheets and minutes will continue to be published
on the council’s website.
County Council established its Audit and Governance Committee in
Council recognises the importance of undertaking adequate scrutiny
of the management of the internal control systems and the Audit and
Governance Committee creates an environment in which audit,
governance and financial accounts matters can be considered without
having to compete for priority alongside other matters.
Audit and Governance Committee's remit includes:
approval of the annual statement of accounts of the County
Council and the Surrey Pension Fund
the operation of the
Members’ Code of Conduct
Constitution, under the Scheme of Delegation, sets out the
terms of reference for the Committee, detailing its remit in
‘standard’ committee diary provides for six meetings a
year and additional meetings are occasionally required for a
timings of the meetings are designed to enable key items of
business to be dealt with at the most appropriate time.