Audit Committee

Information on the Audit Committee at Suffolk County Council.

The Audit Committee is made up of 7 elected members.

The committee advises on the adequacy and effectiveness of the council's corporate governance arrangements.

Its responsibilities includes:

  • monitoring the arrangements in place for managing risk and combating fraud and corruption
  • monitoring the adequacy and effectiveness of the external and internal audit services
  • approving the Annual Statement of Accounts and Annual Governance Statement

The committee also has a responsibility to promote high standards of conduct by councillors, co-opted members and church and parent governor representatives.

It takes an overview of matters relating to probity and ethics, and advises the council on codes of conduct and good practice for members and officers, including the Whistleblowing Policy.

The committee receives the Local Government Ombudsman's Annual Review Letter and reports about comments, compliments and complaints; including summary reports about complaints made against councillors.

It also works with the Councillor Development Working Group to monitor and review member training and development.

Chairman

Vice Chairman

Members

  Louis Busuttil informal WS
To be confirmed Louis Busuttil (Con)

Meeting dates

You're welcome to attend a meeting of the Audit Committee.

The papers and agendas for the meetings are available on our website five days before the meeting and will include venue details.

Date

Venue

Time

Tuesday 27 June 2017 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 26 July 2017 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Friday 29 September 2017 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 30 November 2017 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 31 January 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 14 March 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Tuesday 22 May 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 25 July 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 20 September 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 29 November 2018 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 30 January 2019 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Thursday 7 March 2019 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am
Wednesday 22 May 2019 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich 10am

Dates after May 2018 will be subject to reconsideration by Council on 24 May 2018.

Contact and further information

If you would like to contact us, please email committee.services@suffolk.gov.uk or call 01473 265119, Monday to Friday; 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.