Members

Devon Audit Partnership is a shared service partnership between these Authorities.

DCC logo PCC Torbay Council
Torridge District Council

Governance

The Devon Audit Partnership is a shared service arrangement between Devon County Council, Torbay Council, Plymouth City Council, Mid Devon District Council and Torridge District Council constituted under section 20 of the Local Government Act 2000. The Partnership was formed on 1st April 2009 and delivers Internal Audit and Assurance services including Fraud and Risk management to the partners and a number of external clients.

The partnership has a management board made up of representatives from the five partner members and a single Head of Partnership who fulfills the role of Chief Internal Auditor for each of the authorities.

The Partnership is governed as a Joint Committee under Section 20 of the Local Government Act 2000. The Joint Committee has Members from each of the Councils, supported by a Management Board comprising the Directors of Finance (Section 151 Officers).

The Terms of Reference for the Partnership Committee and Management Board are shown below: