Standards and Ethics Committee - Thursday 9 November 2023 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

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.


The appendices of Agenda Items 8 and 9 are exempt from the press and public.



Minutes of the previous meeting held on 15th June, 2023 pdf icon PDF 193 KB


To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 15th June, 2023 as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


Civility and Respect Pledge - Update pdf icon PDF 264 KB


To receive an update on the Civility and Respect Pledge.


Standards and Ethics Committee - Hearings Panel - Order of Proceedings pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To review the Standards and Ethics Committee Sub-Committee Hearing Procedure


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Training Update


To receive the latest training update.


A Review of Concerns Raised Pursuant to the Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 189 KB


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

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Consideration of Complaints pdf icon PDF 159 KB


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.

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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 January, 2024, commencing at 2.00 p.m.



Chief Executive.