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Corporate Governance Framework

Our corporate governance framework sets out the necessary responsibilities and procedures that guarantee we operate properly.

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  2. Matters which are reserved to the Gambling Commission

Matters which are reserved to the Gambling Commission

4.3 To ensure the Board can fulfil its responsibilities, the following Gambling Commission matters are not delegated and are therefore reserved to the Board:

Matters which are reserved to the Commission
Area of responsibility Ref Reserved matter
Governance 4.3.1 Approval of the Corporate Governance Framework, including delegated powers, standing orders and prime financial policies
Governance 4.3.2 Approval of Board meetings, the composition of Board agendas and approval of minutes of Board meetings
Governance 4.3.3 Scrutiny of reports from Commission Committees
Culture 4.3.4 Approval of Commission values and ways of working
Statutory objectives 4.3.5 Approval (subject to consultation) of the Statement of Principles, Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) and prime regulatory policies established to deliver the statutory objectives
Statutory objectives 4.3.6 Approval of certain functions under the National Lottery etc. Act 1993, including the decision to award the licence to operate the National Lottery
Statutory objectives 4.3.7 Approval of statutory advice provided by the Commission to the Secretary of State
Strategy 4.3.8 Approval of the Commission’s strategy to deliver the statutory objectives
Strategy 4.3.9 Approval of the Commission’s Business Plan, core business objectives and annual budgets to deliver the strategy
Stewardship 4.3.10 Approval of variations to the approved budget where the variation would have a significant impact on the overall approved levels of income and expenditure
Stewardship 4.3.11 Approval of annual report and accounts
Stewardship 4.3.12 Approval of arrangements for performance management
Stewardship 4.3.13 Approval of the Commission’s risk appetite and arrangements for risk management
Organisational leadership 4.3.14 Appointment of the Chief Executive, subject to the Secretary of State’s consent as to the terms and conditions of employment
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