Joint Standards Committee

30 September 2020

Report of the Monitoring Officer

Update on draft Annual Report


This report provides the Joint Standards Committee with an update on the draft Annual Report.


It is good practice for the Monitoring Officer to prepare an Annual Report at the start of each municipal year, setting out work undertaken by the Joint Standards Committee during the previous year.

The Monitoring Officer is currently preparing this report which will be circulated to Members in readiness for the next meeting of the Joint Standards Committee.

The Annual Report will provide include a breakdown of complaints received during the municipal year, work carried out and also outlines any dispensations granted.



Not applicable to this report.

Human Resources (HR)

Not applicable to this report.


None applicable to this report.



The Annual Report will ensure an oversight on the functions of the Joint Standards Committee, including the promotion and maintenance of high standards of conduct by Members of the Council and Parish Councillors and also aids future work planning.

Crime and Disorder, Information Technology and Property

Not applicable to this report.

Members are asked to note the contents of this report.



Rachel Antonelli

Senior Solicitor & Interim

Deputy Monitoring Officer

 Chief Officer Responsible for the report: Janie Berry

Director of Governance &

Monitoring Officer

Tel:  01904 555385

Tel:  01904 551043



Report Approved


21 September 2020





Specialist Implications Officer(s):

Wards Affected:  List wards or tick box to indicate all




For further information please contact the author of the report

Background Papers: None