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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.


Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Standards Committee, held on 16 January 2019.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 37

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.


Report of the Monitoring Officer - A.1 - Mandatory Training for Members - Annual Update pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To update the Standards Committee, as part of its agreed work programme, on the current position of mandatory training for Members (and named substitute members) of the Council’s Audit, Licensing & Registration, Planning and Standards Committees.


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Report of the Monitoring Officer - A.2 - Annual Report on Declarations of Interest and Associated Matters pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To present the Committee with an overview on the register of, and declarations of, interests made by Members from 25 April 2018.

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Discussion Topics and/or Updates from the Monitoring Officer pdf icon PDF 744 KB

(1)    The Monitoring Officer will give a quarterly update on Complaints.      


(2)    The Committee’s Work Programme for 2019/2020


The Committee is invited to give consideration to its work programme for the 2019/2020 Municipal Year.


(3)    “The Local Government Ethical Standards Report dated January 2019 following a review by the Committee in Standards in Public Life”


The Committee will discuss the Report with a view to noting its recommendations.