Corporate governance | Oxfordshire County Council

Corporate governance

law booksCorporate governance is the system by which we direct and control our functions, and how they relate to the Oxfordshire community.

It should ensure that we fulfil our duties to our stakeholders with honesty, integrity and openness, and that we are at all times accountable to our electorate.

Find out the history of corporate governance and how it relates to Oxfordshire County Council.

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Good corporate governance

The principles and practice of achieving good corporate governance.

Role of the officers

Find out about the Section 151 Officer, the Monitoring Officer and the Head of Paid Service.

Council Constitution

The Constitution sets out the rules and procedures under which the council operates.

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Code of Corporate Governance

Introduction to the Code of Corporate Governance.

Data Protection Policy

Information about how we collect, process, store and dispose of personal data

Fraud and corruption

How the council actively seeks to deter and prevent fraud and corruption.

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Privacy Notice

This Notice is designed to explain how and why information about you will be used by us

Data on fraud and irregularity

Annual update in relation to the investigation of fraud and irregularity.


Reporting serious concerns about a council service, employee, councillor or contract provider.


National Fraud Initiative

How Oxfordshire County Council protects the public funds it administers.

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