Agenda and minutes

Standards Committee (HPBC)
Thursday, 5th July, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: The Cafe, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. View directions

Items
No. Item

19/1

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2018 be approved as a correct record.

19/2

Review of Exemptions from Paying Charges to the Information Commissioner's Office pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Government consultation exercise to review notification fee exemptions for data controllers payable to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and a new exemption for elected representatives.  The Committee considered the proposed exemption for elected representatives to be constructive and endorsed the amendment.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That a response to the consultation document be issued on behalf of the Council to support the new exemption for elected representatives.

19/3

Code of Conduct - Dispensation - Oral update

Minutes:

It was reported that Councillor Colin Boynton was suffering from ill health.  If a member fails to attend a meeting for six months he or she is disqualified from office.  It was proposed that an exemption for the remainder of the current municipal year be granted. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Colin Boynton be exempted from disqualification for non-attendance at meetings for remainder of the 2018/19 municipal year.

 

19/4

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as there may be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items as there may be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

19/5

To approve the exempt minutes of the previous meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting of the Standards Committee held on 22 March 2018 be approved.

 

 

19/6

Complaints - Review and Monitoring Report - Oral Update

Minutes:

The Monitoring Officer confirmed that no further complaints with regards to standards issues had been received since the last report.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That he update be received with thanks.