Agenda and minutes
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The Chairman welcome John Linehan, the appointed Independent Person for Code of Conduct complaints to the meting.
To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 9 February 2016, as a correct record
Resolved: That the minutes of the Standards Committee held on 9 February 2016, be agreed and signed as a correct record.
Declarations of interest
Any interests not already registered
There were no additional declarations of interest.
Monitoring Officer presented the twelfth Annual Report, which set
out the role of the Monitoring Officer and provided an overview of
the work of the Monitoring Officer, and the Standards Committee and
the general governance arrangements of the Council during 2016.
Members were advised that the current Monitoring Officer had joined
the Council on 1 July 2016.
Public Sector Equality Duty
Members noted that consideration had been given to impacts under the Public Sector Equality Duty.
Members thanked the Monitoring Officer for the informative report.
Resolved: That it be recommended to Council that the report be noted.
Members took the opportunity to discuss the role of the Standards Committee going forward.
Arrangements for dealing with Code of Conduct complaints.