The Annual Governance Statement explains the processes and procedures in place to enable the Mayoral Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership to carry out their functions effectively.
The draft 2019-20 Annual Governance Statement presented to Audit Committee on 11 June can be found at the link above.
As part of the annual review by Government each year, each LEP is required to produce a written statement on the status of governance and transparency.
The Annual Assurance Statement – LEP Chair and SCR Chief Executive outlines the actions that have been taken over the last year to strengthen our governance arrangements and improve our transparency.
To ensure that we are being efficient and effective in our use of public money and resources, we appoint an external auditor to review the operations of the organisation every year.
We undertake quarterly monitoring of financial performance and capital programme delivery during each year to ensure that the overall spending of the Combined Authority is within available resources.