Agenda item

Annual Governance Statement 2019-2020




Following the recommendations made by the earlier Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet agreed to include the additional wording at decision 3, as written in italics and bold.


1.           That the progress made on the Corporate Governance improvement work undertaken during 2019-2020 be noted,


2.           That the Annual Governance Statement 2019-2020 attached at Appendix 1 to the circulated report, be approved,


3.           That the proposed Corporate Governance improvement work be undertaken during 2020-2021, as detailed in the circulated report, be approved, subject to early and urgent review of the objectives, due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.


Reason for Decisions:


To ensure the Annual Governance Statement meets the requirements of Regulation 5(2) of the Accounts and Audit (Wales) Regulations 2014 in relation to an annual review of the effectiveness of the Council’s systems of internal control and the preparation and approval of an Annual Governance Statement. 


            Implementation of Decisions:


The decisions will be implemented after the three day call in period.

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