Meetings of the Audit and Governance
Committee consist of seven Borough Councillors who are appointed
annually by full Council.
The Committee meets five times per year, but there
is provision to hold additional meetings should the need
Audit and Governance Committee meetings are live
streamed on the internet. You can watch the full proceedings live
on our Engagement
A full list of scheduled meetings can be
found here where the Reports and minutes of previous meetings can
also be found.
What does the Audit and Governance Committee
The full list of functions and procedure rules for
the Audit and Governance Committee can be found in Part 3b of the
Constitution Delegation Scheme (see Our Constitution).
The main responsibilities of the Committee
to review and approve the Annual Statement of
to consider and draft Annual Statement of Accounts;
to agree the Internal Audit Work Plan
and Governance (Hearing) Sub Committee
The Audit and Governance (Hearing) Sub
Committee meets on an ad hoc basis to consider complaints against
Borough, Town and Parish Councillors.
Meetings of the Sub Committee consist of three
members of the Audit and Governance Committee, all of whom have
received specialist training from the Council’s monitoring
The Hearing Sub Committee meets as and when
required. It is convened to consider complaints which relate to
alleged breaches of the Member’s Code of Conduct by West
Devon Borough Councillors and/or Town and Parish Councillors in
For more information about complaints under
the Code of Conduct or to see the Code itself, please see the