The Standards Committee is a politically balanced Committee of the Council responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by members and co-opted Members of the District Council and of the Town and Parish Councils within the District. The Committee is Chaired by a Co-opted Member who is independent of the Council.
Two Independent Persons are also appointed by the Council to provide advice on the handling of complaints of breaches of the Code of Conduct.
Further information on the Code of Conduct, Complaints Procedures and the Standards Committee Annual Reports is available here.
The Committee also conducts the annual review of the Council’s Constitution and Code of Conduct.
More information on the terms of reference and responsibilities of the Standards Committee can be found in Part 3 of the Council’s Constitution.
Support officer: Alison Bluff. Governance Officer
Phone: 01246 242528