Joint Standards Committee

20 January 2021

Report of the Monitoring Officer

Draft Annual Report


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


At the last Joint Standards Committee meeting in September 2020, Members resolved that the draft annual report be prepared for formal consideration by the Committee.

The draft report is attached to this report at annex A.




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 approve the draft Annual Report in order that it can be considered at a future meeting of Full Council.



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


11 January 2021





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:

·        Annex A – Draft Annual Report