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Agenda and minutes

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Contact: Fiona Young  Interim Democratic Services Manager

Items
No. Item

21.

Appointment of Chair

To appoint a member to chair the meeting.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That Cllr Carr be appointed as Chair of the meeting.

22.

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.

 

Minutes:

Members were invited to declare at this point in the meeting any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests, that they might have in the business on the agenda.  No interests were declared.

 

23.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting during consideration of the private report at Agenda Item 4 (Code of Conduct Complaint received in respect of a City of York Councillor), on the grounds that it contains information relating to an individual.  This information is classed as exempt under paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.

 

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the private report at Agenda Item 4 (Code of Conduct Complaint received in respect of a City of York Councillor), on the grounds that it contains information relating to an individual, which is classed as exempt under paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.

 

24.

Code of Conduct Complaint Received in Respect of a City of York Councillor pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider a Code of Conduct complaint received in respect of a City of York Councillor and determine the next steps.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report on a Code of Conduct complaint received in respect of a City of York Councillor. Details of the complaint and circumstances were presented in the exempt report.

 

Members were invited to consider whether to:

1)   Rule that the complaint did not fall within the remit of the Code of Conduct and therefore no further action be taken;

or

2)   Rule that the complaint should progress to an investigation, in which case the Monitoring Officer would appoint an investigating officer, in accordance with the procedure for the handling complaints.

 

Having considered the evidence provided, and taking into account the views of the Independent Person, which were supplied in writing in lieu of attendance at the meeting, it was

 

Resolved:  That Option 1 be approved and no further action be taken.

 

Reason:     On the basis of all the information supplied, the Assessments Sub-Committee does not consider that the complaint falls within the remit of the Code of Conduct in this case.

 

 

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