A major report from Grant Thornton examining the public reports of local authorities, including the Annual Governance Statement.
The work is based on a survey of senior officers and members plus a desk top evaluation of over 200 AGS from 2010/11. There are some key messages around improving the accessibility and effectiveness of local authority communications on governance.
The report also examines audit committee and scrutiny arrangements, risk management, fraud corruption & the Bribery Act plus issues around public accountability and leadership on governance.
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