The Board received a report of the Operational Director, Finance, which provided an update on the Council’s anti-fraud and anti-corruption arrangements.
The update report, attached at Appendix 1, provided details of reported fraud and corruption from 2015/16, a summary of the results from the 2014/15 National Fraud Initiative and developments in the Council’s counter fraud and corruption arrangements.
It was noted that the Board was responsible for reviewing the adequacy of the Council’s arrangements to counter fraud and corruption, and as such the report formed one of the sources of assurance which supported the Council’s Annual Governance Statement.
1) the fraud and corruption update be received; and
2) the actions taken to counter fraud and corruption be endorsed.