Issue - decisions
Code of Conduct Complaint Handling Arrangements
10/05/2019 - Complaints handling arrangements and assessment criteria for code of conduct complaints against councillors
Council considered a report of the Monitoring Officer submitted to the Standards Committee on 25 February 2019. The Standards Committee resolved to recommend Council to approve the changes to the “complaints handling arrangements” documentation including the introduction of assessment criteria for code of conduct complaints set out in the report and appendices.
The Chair of the Standards Committee, Councillor Aziz presented the report and appendices and moved the recommendations, which were adopted on being seconded and put to the vote.
Council resolved to:
1. approve the proposed changes to the “complaints handling arrangements” documentation as detailed in the report and the appendices; and
2. delegate authority to the Monitoring Officer to amend and agree the final text and design of the draft “Arrangements for dealing with code of conduct complaints against councillors” documentation (as set out in Appendix 1 of the report).