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Standards Committee

Purpose of committee

The Standards Committee will have the following roles and functions:

 

(a) promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by the members and an co-opted members of the council;

(b) assisting members and any co-opted members of the Council to observe the Members’ Code of Conduct;

 

(c) advising the Council on the adoption or revision of the Members’ Code of Conduct;

 

(d) monitoring the operation of the Members’ Code of Conduct;

 

(e) advising, training or arranging to train members and any co-opted members of the council on matters relating to the Members’ Code of Conduct;

 

(f) granting dispensations to members and any co-opted members from requirements relating to interests set out in the Members’ Code of Conduct;

 

(g) dealing with any reports from the Monitoring Officer on any matter;

 

(h) performing the functions set out in (a) - (g) above in respect of the parish councils in the Borough;

 

(i) advising on what should be entered into the register of interests for members and co-opted members;

 

(j) authority to deal with matters relating to the recruitment of co-opted independent and parish members of the Standards Committee;

 

(k) authority to deal with matters relating to the recruitment of the Independent Person and to make recommendations to Council as to the appointment of the Independent Person.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Helen Barrington. Director of Organisational Development and Democratic Services

Postal address:
Civic Centre
Arnot Hill Park
Arnold
Nottinghamshire
NG5 6LU

Phone: 0115 901 3901

Email: helen.barrington@gedling.gov.uk

Web site: http://www.gedling.gov.uk

 


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