Basildon Council's Annual Governance Statement is a statutory document which explains the governing processes and procedures that ensure the Council carries out its business effectively.

Annual Governance Statement

The Statement is produced following a review of the Council's compliance with its governance arrangements and includes an action plan to address any significant issues.

Local Code of Governance

The Council complies with seven key principles of governance known as its Local Code.  Each year the Council reviews the Code and commits to meeting the standards set out in it.  

Governance Assurance Framework

Our Local Code is underpinned by a Governance Assurance Framework which comprises the policies, procedures, behaviours and values by which the Council is controlled and governed.