Giles McNeill Elected Chairman of West Lindsey’s Governance and Audit Committee

Cllr. Giles McNeill, who represents the Nettleham Ward on West Lindsey District Council, has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Governance & Audit Committee for the 2014/15 civic year.

During the previous civic year, 2013/14, Cllr. McNeill has served as the Vice-Chairman of the committee. Cllr. Mrs. Sue Rawlins has served as Chairman and will now serve as the Committee’s Vice-Chairman.

The Governance and Audit Committee is responsible for:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Accounts and Audit
  • Regulatory Framework (sometimes known as the Assurance Framework)
  • Ethics and standards

Cllr. McNeill commented on the appointment via twitter, saying:

“I am very proud to have just been elected Chairman of the Governance and Audit Committee [at] West Lindsey”

A number of individuals congratulated Cllr. McNeill on twitter, including Cllr. Marc Jones, Executive Member for Finance & Property at Lincolnshire County Council, who tweeted:

“Congrats Giles I’m sure you’ll do a great job”