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Recruitment of independent members to the Audit and Standards Committees

Islington Council is recruiting two independent members to serve on the Audit Committee and an Independent Person in relation to the Standards Committee.

Both positions are for a four year term, starting September 2020.   

The Audit Committee reviews the effectiveness of the council’s financial and internal control and audit systems. 

The Standards Committee advises the council on the Code of Conduct for members and hears cases on potential breaches of the council’s Code of Conduct. 

These are important roles which help to ensure high standards of governance and financial and ethical integrity in the council.  

The ideal candidates would be: 

  • good communicators,  
  • inquisitive, open minded and non-judgemental, 
  • able to analyse information and ask questions effectively,  
  • interested in local issues and public service.

For the Audit Committee you should have experience either within a financial, accounting or audit background, or of governance issues more generally.   If you have an interest in good corporate governance and an independent mind, we’d like to hear from you.   

How to apply 

To apply, please download the information pack and application form.   

Download information pack

Download application form

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 7 September 2020. Interviews will take place during September 2020.   

For an informal discussion about the roles or the work of the committees please contact Philippa Green, Head of Democratic Services and Governance, on 020 7527 3184 or email      

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