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General Scrutiny Reports

Information on how to access reports and publications relating to the general scrutiny of the Council is available here.

Monitoring and Audit Committee

You can view Monitoring and Audit Committee meeting agendas, reports and minutes via the 'Related Links' section of this page. Paper copies are available on request by telephoning 01856873535 or by emailing Customer Services.

Audit Scotland Reports on Orkney Islands Council

These reports by Audit Scotland provide a range of information on the performance of Orkney Islands Council. Available on Audit Scotland’s website from the 'Related Sites' section of this page. Paper copies are available on request by telephoning 01856873535 or by emailing Customer Services.

Annual Internal Audit Report and Assurance Statement

The annual internal audit opinion concludes on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of the Council’s framework of governance, risk management and control.

Available in PDF format from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.

Paper copies are available on request by telephoning 01856873535 or by emailing Internal Audit.

Local Code of Corporate Governance

The Council is required to maintain a Local Code of Corporate Governance that is consistent with the principles and requirements of the CIPFA/SOLACE publication entitled Delivering Good Governance in Local Government: Framework. A self-assessment process is carried out each year with an improvement action plan compiled and reported on to the Monitoring and Audit Committee. The Council’s Local Code of Corporate Governance is available in PDF format from the ‘Related Downloads’ section of this page.

The annual self-assessment for 2018 to 2019 of the Council's compliance with its Local Code of Corporate Governance, and the Local Code of Corporate Governance Improvement Action Plan 2019 to 2020, are being worked on at present and will be available for download from this page in due course.

Internal Audit Report

One audit was carried out by Internal Audit in 2015 which relates to general scrutiny.

You can view this Internal Audit report via the 'Related Downloads' section of this page. Paper copies are available on request by telephoning 01856873535 or by emailing Internal Audit.

Related Links

Related Sites

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

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