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”