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Minutes pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 31 January 2023, as a correct record



Resolved: That the Minutes of the meeting held on 31 January 2023 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.


Declarations of interest

Any interests not already registered


There were none.



Monitoring Officer's Annual Report pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Additional documents:


Members considered the nineteenth annual report of the Monitoring Officer, which set out the work of the Monitoring Officer and Standards Committee. The report indicated that no Member complaints had been received from January to December 2023.

The report also indicated that the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s Office had written to indicate that, following its periodical inspection, there was adequate assurance that ongoing compliance with RIPA 2000 and the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 would be maintained.  The next inspection would take place in 2026.

The Monitoring Officer advised Members that the reserve Independent Person had resigned.  The meeting noted the presence of the remaining Independent Person and thanked him for his work to date.


Public Sector Equality Duty
Members noted that consideration had been given to impacts under the Public Sector Equality Duty.

Resolved: That

a)    it be recommended to Council that the report be noted.



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