Standards Committee - Monday, 11th September, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Arc, Clowne

Contact: Amy Bryan  Governance and Civic Manager

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Urgent Items of Business

To note any urgent items of business which the Chairman has consented to being considered under the provisions of Section 100(B) 4(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Declarations of Interest

Members should declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and Non Statutory Interest as defined by the Members’ Code of Conduct in respect of:


a)  any business on the agenda

b)  any urgent additional items to be considered

c)  any matters arising out of those items


and if appropriate, withdraw from the meeting at the relevant time.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To consider the minutes of the last meeting held on 19th June 2023.


Standards Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 182 KB


Annual Letter from the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Additional documents:


Recruitment of Independent Persons pdf icon PDF 305 KB


Complaints Update

Verbal update on statistics of complaints received by the Council against District and Parish Councillors


Work Programme 2023/2024 pdf icon PDF 23 KB

To consider the Standards Committee Work Programme for the remainder of the 23/24 municipal year.


Exclusion of the Public

To move:-


“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the stated Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and it is not in the public interest for that to be revealed.”


[The category of exempt information is stated after each item]


Standards Committee Sub-Committee

Exempt Paragraph 1