Agenda

Standards and Ethics Committee - Thursday 16 September 2021 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH. View directions

Contact: Debbie Pons, Governance Advisor  Email: debbie.pons@rotherham.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

 

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

2.

Declarations of Interest

 

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

3.

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.

4.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 17th June, 2021 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

 

To consider and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 17th June, 2021 as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

5.

Appointment of Parish Council members to the Standards and Ethics Committee pdf icon PDF 97 KB

 

To recommend to Council the appointment of Parish Council Members to the Standards and Ethics Committee following a ballot by the YLCA (Yorkshire Local Council Association).

6.

Guidance on Local Government Association Model Council Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 193 KB

 

To consider the guidance on the Local Government Association’s Model Code of Conduct and its wider circulation.

Additional documents:

7.

Training Update

 

To receive a verbal update on training.

8.

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.

9.

Consideration 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.

10.

Urgent Business

 

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

11.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

 

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

 

S. KEMP,

Chief Executive.