Decision details

Anti-Bribery Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This Policy represents important part of the Council’s approach to dealing with the risk of fraud corruption. This Policy seeks to complement the Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy and Whistleblowing Policy and contribute to the overall framework Corporate Governance established to ensure that the Council is well managed fulfils its statutory and regulatory duties in a proper and responsible manner.

Cabinet is requested to approve the Policy




That the Cabinet:


a)      approves the Anti-Bribery Policy (Appendix A of report FIN/597) for adoption and subsequent publication.


b)      delegates authority to the Head of Corporate Finance, in consultation with the  Leader, to review and make minor amendments to the Anti-Bribery Policy as further changes to legislation and statutory guidance are introduced.


(Generic Delegation 7 will be used to enact this recommendation).



Reasons for the Recommendations


To fulfil the Council’s duty to review and publish guidance relating to the Anti-Bribery Policy.


Report author: Chris Corker

Publication date: 24/11/2022

Date of decision: 23/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 23/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/11/2022

Accompanying Documents: