Agenda

Agenda

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Contact: Catherine Phythian, Committee and Member Services Officer  email  standards@oxford.gov.uk tel 01865 252402

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Code of Conduct: summary of complaints and individual dispensations - 31 May 2019 until 30 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 248 KB

Purpose of report:

To advise the Committee of:

1.      the number of complaints received under the Members’ Code of Conduct which have been, or are to be, considered by the Head of Law and Governance (in her statutory capacity as the authority’s Monitoring Officer) and the Independent Persons. The report also notes the outcome, where complaints have been concluded; and

2.       the number of dispensations to an individual member, granted under Section 33 of the 2011 Localism Act, by the Monitoring Officer, following consultation with an Independent Person.

 

Recommendation:

That the Standards Committee notes the content of the report and the learning point identified.

4.

Review of Member training in Quarter 2 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Purpose of report:

To review the programme of training delivered to members in Q2 2019/20.

 

Recommendations:

That the Standards Committee resolves to:

1.       Note the review of the programme of training delivered to members in Q2 2019/20.

Additional documents:

5.

Member training - Agreement of principles for the 2020-24 member training scheme pdf icon PDF 315 KB

Purpose of report:

To seek agreement of the principles for the new member development and training scheme for the municipal years 2020-24.

 

Recommendations:

That the Standards Committee resolves to:

1.      Comment on the proposals and respond to the questions posed in this report.

6.

Dates of future meetings

The Committee is scheduled to meet at 6.00pm on the following dates:

·       2 December 2019

·       2 March 2020

 

 

 

7.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Recommendation:

to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2019 as a true and accurate record.