Decision details

Annual Governance Statement 2021-22

Decision Maker: Executive, Corporate Governance and Standards Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To adopt the Council’s Annual Governance Statement for 2021-22



To recommendto the Corporate Governance & StandardsCommittee:


(1)   That the Committee adopts the Council’s Annual Governance Statement for 2021-22, as set out inAppendix 1 to this report, and publishes the Annual Governance Statement alongside  theadopted statement ofaccounts for2021-22.


(2)   That the Committee approves the self-assessment of the Council’s compliance with the CIPFA financial management code reported at Appendix 2.


Reasonfor Recommendation:

To comply with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015, the Council must prepare,approve, and publishan Annual Governance Statement.

Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:


Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:


Report author: John Armstrong

Publication date: 22/07/2022

Date of decision: 21/07/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2022 - Executive

Effective from: 29/07/2022

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