considers the monitoring officer’s investigation reports and
through a hearing process determines whether there has been a
failure to comply with the Local Code of Conduct and, if it finds
that this is the case, the sanction that should be imposed.
The Sub Committee will
be convened as necessary from the membership of the Audit and
Corporate Governance Committee and does not therefore have a fixed
The Sub-Committee will
have five Members, of whom a maximum of three shall be elected
members drawn on a politically proportionate basis, wherever
possible. No more than two should be Co-Opted Independent
Chair of Standards
shall elect a Chair at each hearing / meeting. The Chair will be an elected Councillor.