Dorset Council - Audit and Governance Committee

Purpose of committee

The Audit and Governance Committee is primarily responsible for:-


(i)      independent assurance on the adequacy of the Council’s risk management framework including internal control and financial reporting.

(ii)     to promote and help maintain high standards of conduct of members, co-optees, Parish & Town councillors and any other relevant appointed representatives.

(iii)    recommend training in respect of conduct standards, determining allegations of any breach concerning the Members Code of Conduct and

(iv)    support the Monitoring Officer in the discharge of his duties. 


More information about public participation at committee meetings

Protocol for filming and audio recording of public council meetings



Contact information

Support officer: Lindsey Watson. 01305 252209 - Email:

Postal address:
South Walks House
South Walks Road

Phone: 01305 252209