The Standards Committee
Promotes and maintains high standards of
conduct for Councillors Borough Councillors, Parish Councillors,
Co-opted Members and Diocesan Representatives.
Monitors the operation of the
Council’s Ethical Framework.
Advises and trains Councillors on conduct
issues, personal and prejudicial interests, bias/predetermination
and gifts and hospitality.
Assesses, reviews and determines
complaints about councillors through its Sub-Committees
Gives advice and guidance on the
“Whistleblowing” Policy and
Monitors the performance of
Monitors the reporting of gifts and
Observes the workings of Council and
Parish Councils meetings.
Publishes an Annual Review of its
It is made
up of six elected Councillors, four independent local people and a
representative of each of the three local Parish
A copy of the
Standards Committee’s latest annual review is
Standards Committee Review 2009/10
If you would like to apply to be an Independent
Co-opted Member of the Standards Committee you can download an
information pack and application form here:
Standards Committee - Independent Co-opted Members