Joint Standards Committee



Councillor Martin Rowley BEM (Chair), Douglas, Baker,

Carr and Fisher (CYC Members)


Cllrs Rawlings (Vice-Chair), Chambers and Waudby

(Parish Council Members)


Angharad Davies and David Laverick (Independent




Tuesday, 23 November 2021



4.00 pm



The Thornton Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G039)










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 might have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 10)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Standards Committee held on 23 September 2021.








3.          Minutes of Sub-Committees 

(Pages 11 - 24)


To approve and sign the minutes of the following meetings of the Standards Committee Sub-Committees:

·        The Hearings Sub-Committee meetings held on 31 August 2021, 9 September 2021 and 30 September 2021.

·        The Assessments Sub-Committee meeting held on 30 September 2021.




4.          Urgent Business 



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




5.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday,19 November 2021


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


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6.          Model Code of Conduct - Review of Procedures 

(Pages 25 - 64)


This report provides the Joint Standards Committee with Hoey Ainscough’s update of their review of the current procedures in place to deal with Code of Conduct complaints.




Democracy Officer:

Name:  Fiona Young

Contact Details:

Telephone – (01904) 552030

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


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports


Contact details are set out above.