Notice of a public meeting of


Joint Standards Committee Hearings Sub-Committee



Councillors Douglas and Fisher

Councillor Chambers (Parish Council Member)


Ms Davies (Independent Person)



Tuesday, 3 August 2021



10.00 am



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)







1.          Declarations of Interest 



Members are asked to declare:

·        Any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        Any prejudicial interests or

·        Any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Appointment of Chair 



To appoint a member to chair the meeting.




3.          Exclusion of Press and Public 



To consider whether to exclude the Press and Public at any point in the hearing when there is a possibility that exempt information under Paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006) may be disclosed.





4.          Complaint against a Member of a Council covered by the Joint Standards Committee 

(Pages 1 - 32)


To consider a complaint made against Cllr Hardcastle, a Member of Deighton Parish Council, which has been referred to the Hearings Sub-Committee for determination following an investigation.


Details of the procedure to be followed at the hearing can be found at pages 19-23 of the agenda papers.




5.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democratic Services Officer responsible for this meeting:


Name: Fiona Young

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551027

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For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats

Contact details are set out above.