Standards and Ethics Committee - Thursday 21 January 2021 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Debbie Pons, Governance Advisor  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend today’s meeting.


Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.


Exclusion of press and public

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any part of the agenda.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 19th November, 2020 pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 19th November, 2020, as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


LGA Model Member Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 336 KB


To consider whether to recommend to Council that the LGA’s Model Code of Conduct should be adopted by the Council.

Additional documents:


Review of Complaints


To give consideration to a report updating the Committee on the Complaints received against Members of the Council, and Town and Parish Councillors alleging a breach of the Code of Conduct.


A Review of Concerns Raised Pursuant to the Whistleblowing Policy


To give consideration to a report regarding concerns raised pursuant to the Whistleblowing Policy and the actions taken to address these matters.


Urgent business

To determine any item which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date and time of next meeting


The next meeting of the Standards and Ethics Committee will take place on Thursday, 18th March, 2021 commencing at 2.00 p.m.



Chief Executive.