Decision details

Process for dealing with Standards Allegations under the Localism Act 2011

Decision Maker: Standards Committee, Strategy and Resources Committee, Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Monitoring Officer introduced the report which proposed a revised process for dealing with code of conduct complaints. Members discussed the use of the form as a process for ensuring that complaints were valid and whether removing the form would open the process to more vexatious or frivolous complaints.





1.    That Council is recommended, via Strategy and Resources Committee, to amend the standards committee complaints process.


2.    That the Monitoring Officer is requested to make contact with complainants over the past 12 months who did not choose to complete the Standards complaints form.


Publication date: 05/10/2015

Date of decision: 16/09/2015

Decided at meeting: 16/09/2015 - Standards Committee

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