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Committee Details

Standards Committee

Purpose of committee

This Committee was replaced by the Audit and Standards Committee from 1 September 2016.


The Standards Committee was responsible for:-


·         Promoting high standards of conduct by Councillors and co-opted members

·         overseeing the Members’ Code of Conduct and considering complaints that a Member may have breached the Code

·         Advising the Council on the adoption and revision of its Whistleblowing Policy and monitoring the operation of that Policy

·         Monitoring and reviewing procedures relating to gifts, hospitality and personal interests, for Councillors and officers

·         Monitoring the Council’s response to complaints to the Ombudsman



Contact information

Support officer: Dave Ross, Democratic Services.

Phone: 0114 273 5033