Decision details

Proposed Changes to the Constitution - Financial Policies and Procedures

Decision Maker: Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council considered the report of the Director – Resources, Deputy Chief Executive and Section 151 Officer which set out proposed amendments to a number of financial policies and procedures which formed part of the Council’s Constitution.


A number of financial policies and procedures were due for review and a report was presented to the Councillors Commission at their meeting held on 11 January 2021, which recommended updates to the various documents detailed below.  The Commission recommended all of these changes to the Full Council for approval. 


The policies concerned were the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy; Anti-Money Laundering Policy; Guidance for Dealing with Irregularities; Financial Procedure Rules; and Contract Procedure Rules.


AGREED             (unanimously) that the refreshed policies and procedures as detailed in the report, as    recommended by the Councillors’ Commission, be            approved and updated in the Council’s Constitution.


Councillor L Brailsford joined the meeting during consideration of this item.

Publication date: 06/09/2021

Date of decision: 09/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 09/02/2021 - Full Council

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