Decision details

Local Government Ethical Standards

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Head of Committee and Management Support introduced the recommendation of the Audit and Governance committee. In response to questions Officers advised that the anti-bullying pledge, which was supported as a result of a Council motion, was separate to the Code of Conduct.



1.    To recommend to Council to include definitions of bullying and harassment in the Code of Conduct as set out at Appendix B.


2.    To recommend to Council to amend the Code of Conduct to include a provision that Members are required to comply with this procedure and participate in any formal standards investigation.

Publication date: 23/07/2019

Date of decision: 08/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/07/2019 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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