Agenda item

Annual Governance Statement 2018/19

Joint report of the Town Clerk & the Chamberlain.


Members considered a joint report of the Town Clerk and the Chamberlain relative to the Annual Governance Statement 2018/19, presenting the annual summary and update of the City Corporation’s governance and internal control framework.


RESOLVED, that Members –


1.    approve the AGS set out in Appendix 1 for signing by the Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee and the Town Clerk and Chief Executive, subject to the amendments agreed by the Chairman and Deputy Chairman;

2.    note that the AGS will be published alongside the 2018/19 City Fund and Pension Funds Statement of Accounts;

3.    note the future work programme in paragraph 94 of the AGS to improve the governance framework; and,

4.    delegate authority to the Town Clerk and Chief Executive, in consultation with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of this Committee, to amend the AGS for any significant events or developments relating to the governance arrangements that occur prior to the date on which the Statement of Accounts in signed by the Chamberlain.


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