Governance Committee - Thursday, 16th March, 2023 6.00 pm

For those meetings that are being broadcast (as agreed by Council in July 2022) there will be a link to view the live broadcast under the ‘Media’ heading below. Guidance on how to watch live broadcasts of meetings.

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Appointment of Substitute Members

To note appointments of Substitute Members.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.


Quarterly Internal Audit Update Report pdf icon PDF 270 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Audit Partnership (East Kent Audit Partnership).


Internal Audit Charter and Draft Internal Audit Plan 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Audit Partnership (East Kent Audit Partnership).

Additional documents:


Treasury Management Quarter Three Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Finance and Investment (to follow).

Additional documents:


Audit Progress Report and Sector Update pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the attached report of the external auditors, Grant Thornton.


Data Protection – Broadcast of Live Meetings

  1. Dover District Council is a Data Controller under GDPR. During this live broadcast, if you are participating in the meeting your personal data will be processed. Some of the meetings will be recorded and retained for viewing for 30 days on the Council's YouTube channel. Your information will be handled securely and confidentially in compliance with data protection legislation. For more information on your privacy and how your personal data may be processed during a live broadcasting of a Council meeting, please visit our website and view our Broadcasting of Meetings and Corporate Privacy Notice at