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Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 20 November 2019 of Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 313 KB


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Chorley Borough Council Certification Letter 2018/19 - this item has been withdrawn from the agenda as there is no longer a requirement for the to produce a certification report


Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 855 KB

To receive and consider the report from Grant Thornton, the External Auditor. 


Internal Audit Progress Report as at 31 December 2019 pdf icon PDF 429 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Interim Head of Shared Assurance Services. 

Additional documents:


Standards Complaints 2019 update pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Legal / Monitoring Officer. 


RIPA Application Update

The Monitoring Officer will present a verbal report at the meeting.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To receive and consider the work programme for the Committee.


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair