Committee details

Audit Committee

Purpose of committee

The role of the Audit Committee


The role of the Audit Committee is to provide independent assurance of the adequacy of the risk management framework and the associated control environment, independent scrutiny of the authority’s financial and non-financial performance to the extent that it affects the authority’s exposure to risk and weakens the control environment, and to oversee the financial reporting process.


The full terms of reference for this committee can be read here


Contact information

Support officer: Craig Saunders; Email:;.

Postal address:
AVDC Council Offices
The Gateway
Gatehouse Road
HP19 8FF

Phone: (01296) 585858


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