Agenda and draft minutes

Standards Committee - Thursday 26 September 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Chappell Room. View directions

Contact: Helen Barrington  Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

9.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Payne and Smith and Susan Dewey. 

 

Councillor Barnfather attended as a substitute.

10.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 4 July 2019. pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

11.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

12.

Update on implementation of the best practice recommendations from the Committee on Standards in Public Life Report – Review of Local Government Ethical Standards. pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report of the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services introduced a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, updating members on the implementation of the best practice recommendations from the Committee on Standards in Public Life Report – Review of Local Government Ethical Standards.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1)    That the progress made to implement the best practice recommendations set out in the Committee on Standards in Public Life report at Appendix 1 to the report is noted; and

 

2)    To request that the Monitoring Officer sends a link to the approved Arrangements for Dealing with Complaints published on the Council’s website to all members of the Committee.

 

13.

Code of Conduct Complaints Update

Report of the Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services

Minutes:

The Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services introduced a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing members of the Standards Committee of complaints received between 24 June 2019 and 16 September 2019.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

 

 

 

 

14.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.