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No. Item


Apologies for absence and substitutions


Declarations of interest


Urgent matters

To consider any items of business, other than those shown on this agenda and which, by reason of special circumstances to be stated at the meeting, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.



Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair to the Standards Committee for the 2019/20 municipal year.



Minutes of the meeting held on 27 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 221 KB

The Chair will move that the minutes of the meeting be signed as a correct record. The only part of the minutes that can be discussed is their accuracy.


Review of terms of reference and membership following review of accounts and audit terms of reference

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

This item has been deferred.


Standards Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

This report seeks approval of the committees Annual Report for publication and submission to Council.


Additional documents:


Report on recruitment of Independent Persons

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

To receive a verbal update on the recruitment of Independent Persons to the committee.


Local Government Ethical Standards - Best Practice recommendations pdf icon PDF 233 KB

To receive an update from the task and finish group in relation to the gap analysis of best practice recommendations.

Additional documents:


Member Complaints Update Report 2018/2019

Contact Officer: Ann Greaves

To receive an update on the progress of the determination of complaints under the Arrangements for dealing with complaints against Councillors so as to keep the Committee informed of issues of probity in the Council and across town and parish Councils.



Review of work programme pdf icon PDF 23 KB

The committee is asked to note and review its Work Programme.


Exclusion of press and public

To consider whether, in view of the nature of the remaining items on the agenda, any of them are likely to involve the disclosure of exempt or confidential information within the terms of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972


Confidential / exempt items for information

Item 10 - Member Complaints Update Report 2018/2019