Agenda item - Standards Update

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Agenda item

Standards Update

Report of the Executive Lead for Strategy, Governance & Law

Decision:

1)    That this Committee note the information provided in the Report on member complaints and on other standards-related matters.

 

2)    That this Committee agree the proposal that an informally constituted cross-party group of members of this Committee be convened to review the report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life into Local Government Ethical Standards, with a view to reporting back to a future meeting of the Audit and Standards Committee with any recommendations it considers to be appropriate.

Minutes:

15.1      The Committee considered the report of Executive Lead for Strategy, Governance and Law that sought to update Members on a range of Standards-related matters.

 

15.2      The Chair stated that standards should be taken as seriously as audit functions and they aimed to improve the standards regime and reporting through setting up a task and finish group.

 

15.3      RESOLVED -

 

1)    That this Committee note the information provided in the Report on member complaints and on other standards-related matters.

 

2)    That this Committee agree the proposal that an informally constituted cross-party group of members of this Committee be convened to review the report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life into Local Government Ethical Standards, with a view to reporting back to a future meeting of the Audit and Standards Committee with any recommendations it considers to be appropriate.

 

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