Agenda

Standards Committee - Monday, 14th June, 2021 2.15 pm

Venue: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

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

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1.

Membership

The membership of the Standards Committee was confirmed at the County Council meeting held on 21 May 2021 as follows:

Cllr Bradbury (Chairman)

Cllr Wickremaratchi (Vice-Chairman)

Cllr Burrett

Cllr Cherry

Cllr Gibson

Cllr Johnson

Cllr Kenyon

Cllr A Jupp

Cllr Sparkes

 

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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.

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Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 134 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 2 November 2020 (cream paper).

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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.

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5.

Standards Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 126 KB

The Committee is asked to note its terms of reference.

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6.

Standards Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The report sets out a draft annual report for submission to the County Council, which the Committee is asked to approve.

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Code of Conduct Updates, including IT Policy pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The report sets out proposed minor changes to the Code of Conduct in the Constitution. The Committee is asked to endorse these changes and submit them to the County Council for approval.

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8.

Whistleblowing Policy

The Committee is invited to note that the Director of Law and Assurance has not received any referrals via this Policy since the last meeting of the Committee.

 

No background papers.

 

Contact: Charles Gauntlett 033 022 22524

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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held at 2.15 pm on 29 November 2021 at County Hall, Chichester.

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