Corporate Governance Framework
Our corporate governance framework sets out the necessary responsibilities and procedures that guarantee we operate properly.
Part C: Gambling Commission governance framework
- 1 - Introduction This agreement sets out a broad operating framework as agreed with between DCMS and the Gambling Commission.
- 2 - Governance and accountability The Gambling Commission is expected to complete its statutory and other duties. It must ensure that it is compliant with the laws surrounding it.
- 3 - DCMS Principal Accounting Officer's responsibilities A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the DCMS Principal Accounting Officer in relation to the Gambling Commission.
- 4 - Gambling Commission Accounting Officer's responsibilities A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Gambling Commission's Principal Accounting Officer.
- 5 - The Gambling Commission Board A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Gambling Commission's board.
- 6 - The Chair's responsibilities A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the Chair of commissioners for the Gambling Commission.
- 7 - Individual Board members' responsibilities A summary of the duties and responsibilities of the individual members of the Gambling Commission's board.
- 8 - Publications and information strategy The Gambling Commission is required to produce timely and accurate publications about the quality of its work, performance and value for money.
- 9 - Internal Audit The Gambling Commission is required to produce an internal audit
- 10 - External Audit To ensure the Gambling Commission is acting appropriately, the Comptroller & Auditor General conduct annual external audits.
- 11 - Right of access Where needed the Gambling Commission will allow access to DCMS.
- 12 - Managing Public Money and other government-wide corporate guidance and instructions The agreed principles, rules, guidance and advice in Managing Public Money.
- 13 - Risk management A summary of the risk management measures to be implemented by the Gambling Commission.
- 14 - Business Planning A summary of the process of business planning and a brief description of what should be involved.
- 15 - Gambling Commission staff Details of the responsibility the Gambling Commission holds in regards to its staff, including remuneration.
- 16 - Review Details of whom the Gambling Commission may be periodically reviewed by.
- 17 - Arrangements in the event that an Arm's Length Body (ALB) is wound up What will happen in the event that the Gambling Commission is wound up.
- 18 - Budgets and Grant-in-Aid A summary of the way in which the budget is spent and details of how the Gambling Commission may receive Grant in Aid.
- 19 - Grant-in-aid and any ring-fenced grants Details of how the Gambling Commission will receive grant in aid payments and the situations in which grants may be ring-fenced.
- 20 - Reporting performance to the Department How the Gambling Commission's performance is reported to DCMS.
- 21 - Delegated authorities The situations the Gambling Commission will need prior written approval to delegate authority.
- 22 - Capital projects A brief summary of the process for consideration of capital projects.
- 23 - Compliance with the Equality Act 2010 The ways in which the Gambling Commission must ensure it is compliant with the Equality Act 2010.
- 24 - Cyber Security The ways in which the Gambling Commission must make sure that it is secure from cyber attacks.
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Annex A: Compliance with guidance and instructions
Last updated: 27 February 2023
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