Joint Standards Committee

31 March 2021

Report of the Monitoring Officer

Update on Draft International Travel Protocol


This report updates the Committee on the draft International Travel Protocol.


The first draft of the International Travel Protocol was presented to the Joint Standards Committee in January 2021.  Members made some amendments to the Protocol which are reflected in the document, which can be found at Annex A. 

After consideration and comments of the Joint Standards Committee, the draft Protocol will be considered by Audit and Governance Committee as part of their review of the Council’s constitution before being presented to Full Council at a future date.



Not applicable to this report.

Human Resources (HR)

Not applicable to this report.


Decisions made under any changes to the Constitution as detailed within this report may be the subject of consideration of equalities implications by the Audit and Governance Committee as part of their review, before presentation to Full Council. 


As detailed within the report.]

Crime and Disorder, Information Technology and Property

Not applicable to this report.

Members are recommended to note the report and provide their views on the draft Protocol document, complete with track changes as recommended at the January 2021 Joint Standards Committee Meeting, ahead of it being presented to Audit and Governance Committee and 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


22 March 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 International Travel Protocol