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Code of Governance

Corporate governance is the system by which an organisation directs and controls its functions and relates to its communities.


The Council has a code, with six themes, which helps us to maintain and deliver good governance: pdf icon Local Code of Governance [154kb]


The Council also publishes an assessment of the authority's risk management and internal control mechanisms, and their effectiveness in practice.

This is called the Annual Governance Statement and accompanies the Statement of Accounts and is published in the Finance section of the website.