Annual Governance Statement 2019-20

Each year the council is required to produce an Annual Governance Statement (AGS) which describes how its corporate governance arrangements have been working.

The latest Annual Governance Statement is included within the Statement of Accounts:

Governance Review 2021

East Hampshire District Council is committed to continuous improvement in governance arrangements as set out in the Local Code of Corporate Governance. The Council is committed to improving governance within the organisation and will address any recommendations that are made by the independent reviewer within the governance report.

Local Code of Corporate Governance

The Local Code of Corporate Governance describes the arrangements in place to ensure that the council conducts its business in accordance with the law and proper standards, and that public money is safeguarded, properly accounted for and used economically, efficiently and effectively.

The Code is reviewed each year and the latest Local Code of Corporate Governance is below: