Agenda

Standards Committee
Monday, 7th September, 2020 6.00 pm

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Contact: David Clee  0161 474 3137

Note: In the light of government guidance on social-distancing and the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely. The press and public are able to follow the proceedings by watching our live webcast of the meeting. You can do so following the directions above, or by clicking on View the Webcast below. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair of the Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

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2.

Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair of the Committee for the period until the next Annual Council Meeting.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2019.

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4.

Declarations of Interest

Members and Officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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5.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

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6.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.  (Questions must be submitted no later than prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided.  These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions)

 

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7.

Response to Committee on Standards in Public Life pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To consider a report of the Monitoring Officer

 

The report sets out a proposed draft response to the recommendations from the Committee on Standards in Public Life in its January 2019 report on Local Government ethical standards which will be sent on behalf of the Council by the Chief Executive.

 

The Committee is requested to consider the proposed response and agree to it being sent and/or provide suggested amendments.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 32319 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Standards Committee's Consultation Response to LGA's draft Model Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider a report of the Monitoring Officer

 

The report sets out the Committee’s response to the LGA draft Model Code of Conduct dated 17 August 2020.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

 

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9.

Annual Report on Complaints relating to Councillors Conduct in 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To consider a report of the Monitoring Officer

 

The report updates the Committee on complaints received about the conduct of Members during the 2019/20 Municipal Year.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

 

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