Agenda and minutes

Standards Committee (HPBC)
Thursday, 13th July, 2017 6.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room A - Buxton Town Hall. View directions

Items
No. Item

17/1

To receive Disclosures of Interest on any matters before the Committee

Minutes:

Councillor Johnson declared an other interest in connection with Item 6 Complaints - Review and Monitoring Report.

17/2

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 13 July 2017 be approved.

 

17/3

Review of Local Ethical Framework pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report which reviewed the Local Ethical Framework. This brought together various Council policies to ensure high standards of ethical behaviour and good governance throughout the Authority.  The Framework included a commitment to review the document to ensure that it was entirely “fit for purpose” and reflects all relevant best practice guidance.

 

The revised document took into account consequential amendments including the adoption of the Local Public Services Senior Managers’ Code of Ethics and revised core principles for good governance held within the Council’s Code of Corporate Governance.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the proposed revised Local Ethical Framework be approved.

 

17/4

Exclusion of the Press and Public

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.

 

17/5

To approve the Exempt minutes of the previous meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the exempt minutes of the meeting of the Standards Committee held on 16 March 2017 be approved.

 

17/6

Complaints - Review and Monitoring Report

Minutes:

There was a report on complaints made to the Monitoring Officer under the Council’s agreed arrangements for dealing with standards complaints. 

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the contents of the report be noted.