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Information about Standards Committee

The Standards Committee is responsible for promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by Members and co-opted Members of the Council.

 

The functions of the Standards Committee includes;

 

·        Advising the Council on the adoption of or revision to the Members’ Code of Conduct.

 

·        Monitoring the operation of the Members’ Code of Conduct and promotion of high standards of conduct by Members and Co-opted Members of the Council.

 

·        Oversee Member Training, (including the attendance of Members at courses), in relation to matters affecting their conduct and probity including relevant information provided to newly affected District Councillors.

 

·        Promote and maintain high standards of conduct within Town/Parish Councils and to assist them in following their own Codes of Conduct or adopt the North East Derbyshire Code of Conduct.

 

·        Oversee training provided to Parish Councils on conduct and probity matters including relevant information provided to newly elected Parish Councillors.

 

·        Oversee the public face of the Standards Committee through the website and increase public awareness of the Code of Conduct and its application.