Audit and Standards Committee

 
 
 

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Introduction

The Audit and Standards Committee is a key component of the Combined Authority’s corporate governance arrangements.

It is an important source of assurance about the organisation’s arrangements for managing risk, maintaining an effective control environment and reporting on financial and other performance.

The Committee is also responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct of members. It will review complaints made against members in respect of alleged breaches of the Members’ Code of Conduct, in accordance with agreed adopted local arrangements.

Membership

Members

Mr Douglas Ross, Independent Chair

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor C Penny-Evans, Newcastle City Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor A Chisholm, Newcastle City Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor A Lower, Newcastle City Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor R Glindon, North Tyneside Council

Councillor D Cox, North Tyneside Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor M Rankin, North Tyneside Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor M Swinburn, Northumberland County Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor J Watson, Northumberland County Council

Declaration of interests and disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor S Dickinson, Northumberland County Council

Declaration of interests

Also:

Mr Eric Richards, Independent Person for the purposes of Standards Regime

Substitute Members

Councillor J P Stephenson, Newcastle City Council

Declaration of interests and disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor S Postlethwaite, Newcastle City Council

Councillor G Stone, Newcastle City Council

Declaration of interests

Disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor A McMullen, North Tyneside Council

Councillor J Hunter, North Tyneside Council

Councillor K Lee, North Tyneside Council

Councillor C Seymour, Northumberland County Council

Declaration of interests and disclosure of gifts and hospitality

Councillor J I Hutchinson, Northumberland County Council

Declaration of interest and disclosure of gifts and hospitality