Agenda and draft minutes

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1.

Election of Chair for the year 2023/24

Minutes:

Cllr Pressel was elected Chair for the Council year 2023/24.

2.

Election of Vice Chair for the year 2023/24

Minutes:

Cllr Lygo was elected Vice-Chair for the Council year 2023/24.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

None received.

4.

Code of Conduct: summary of complaints and individual dispensations - 1 February 2023 until 30 June 2023 pdf icon PDF 324 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.

Minutes:

The Standards Committee noted the contents of the report.

The Chair advised that a letter had been prepared to send to Littlemore Parish Council to encourage members of the Parish Council who had not completed Code of Conduct training to do so.  However it was decided not to send this until the new Clerk of Littlemore Parish Council was in post.  She confirmed that this would now be actioned.

5.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 355 KB

The Committee is recommended to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2023.

Minutes:

The Committee agreed to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2023.

6.

Dates of future meetings

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

·       16 November 2023

·       12 March 2024

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the dates and times of future meetings.