Agenda

Virtual Live Streamed Meeting (At present, members of the public are unable to attend), Standards Committee
Wednesday, 16th June, 2021 2.00 pm

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Contact: Shirley Cooke 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest from a Member or Officer regarding any item of business.

 

2.

Minutes of Meeting pdf icon PDF 414 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2020.

3.

Member Development pdf icon PDF 217 KB

A report by the Training Manager - Human Resources on Member training.

4.

Member Related Issues pdf icon PDF 420 KB

A report by the Head of Democratic Services to provide an update on various Member related issues.

5.

Conduct Complaints to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales pdf icon PDF 687 KB

A report by the Director of Function (Council Business) / Monitoring Officer in relation to:-

 

(a) County Councillors, and

(b) Town/Community Councillors

for Quarters 3 and 4 of 2020/2021

6.

Decisions by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales pdf icon PDF 278 KB

A report by the Director of Function (Council Business) / Monitoring Officer on the PSOW’s Code of Conduct Casebook for January – December 2020 (Issue 24 – published April 2021).

7.

Decisions by the Adjudication Panel for Wales pdf icon PDF 334 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) on the APW’s decisions since the last Standards Committee on 15th December 2020.

 

8.

Applications for Dispensations

It is usual practice for a report to be prepared to the Standards Committee by the Director of Function (Council Business) / Monitoring Officer on the applications for dispensations considered by the Standards Committee.

 

During the period between the Standards Committee on 15 December 2020 and the day of publishing this agenda, no applications have been received. On this basis, no report is attached.

9.

Annual Report to Council pdf icon PDF 280 KB

A report by the Director of Function (Council Business) / Monitoring Officer on the Annual Report presented by the Chair of the Standards Committee at the Council’s meeting on 18 May 2021.

 

10.

Review of the Registers of Interests in the Town and Community Councils pdf icon PDF 759 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) on the general findings made at the reviews at Town and Community Councils conducted in March, April and May 2021 and as identified in the Committee’s work programme for 2020-2021.

11.

Revised Guidance by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales on the Members' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 209 KB

A report by the Director of Function (Council Business) / Monitoring Officer on the amended Code of Conduct Guidance published by the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

12.

Report on the Distribution of the Newsletter in the Town and Community Councils pdf icon PDF 523 KB

A report by the Solicitor (Corporate Governance) on the responses received from the Town and Community Councils in relation to the Newsletter distributed in March 2021.