Agenda

Standards Committee - Monday, 2nd November, 2020 2.15 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Charles Gauntlett on 033 022 22524  Email:  charles.gauntlett@westsussex.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

2.

Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 127 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 26 July 2019 (attached, cream paper).

3.

Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

4.

Complaints and Compliments Annual Report 2019 pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Report by the Director of Communities.

 

The Committee is asked to note the report.

Additional documents:

5.

Standards Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the draft annual report for submission to the County Council on 11 December 2020.

Additional documents:

6.

Merger of Planning and Rights of Way Committees: Code of Conduct Revisions pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider the proposals in the report for endorsement to the County Council on 6 November 2020.

 

Additional documents:

7.

Member Officer Relations Protocol Report pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Report by Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is asked to consider and support the proposed revisions to the Code of Conduct Section 2, Member Officer Protocol, for submission to the County Council on 11 December 2020.

Additional documents:

8.

Standards Best Practice Report pdf icon PDF 126 KB

A report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Committee is invited to note the report.

Additional documents:

9.

Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The report by the Director of Law and Assurance advises of referrals via this Policy since the last meeting of the Committee.

 

The Committee is invited to note the report and to endorse recent actions taken.

 

10.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held at 2.15 pm on 14 June 2021 at County Hall, Chichester.