Committee details

Standards Committee

Purpose of committee

(a)        promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by Councillors and Co-Opted Members;

 

            (b)        assisting Councillors and Co-Opted Members to observe the Members' Code of Conduct;

 

            (c)        advising the Council on the adoption or revision of the Members' Code of Conduct;

 

            (d)        monitoring the operation of the Members' Code of Conduct;

 

            (e)        advising, training or arranging to train Councillors and Co-Opted Members on matters relating to the Members' Code of Conduct

 

            (f)        considering dispensations to Councillors and Co-Opted Members   (including Parish and Town Councillors) from requirements relating to interests set out in the Members' Code of Conduct

 

            (g)        dealing with any reports referred from or on behalf of the Monitoring Officer on any matter, including investigations relating to Councillor conduct;

 

            (h)        the exercise of (a) to (g) above in relation to the Parish Councils     wholly or mainly in its area and the members of those Parish Councils either directly or through joint arrangements from time to time agreed; and

 

            (i)         adjudication on complaints regarding the operation of District Council protocols annexed to the Constitution; and

 

            Revised ToR agreed by Standards Committee in July 2015

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: S. Tautz (Democratic Services). Tel: 01992 564180 Email:  democraticservices@eppingforestdc.gov.uk