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  • Agenda

    Assessment, Members' Code of Conduct Committee Panel - Tuesday, 11 May 2021 10.00 am

    Venue: Microsoft Teams Meeting

    Contact: Michelle Beaumont  Email: m.beaumont@spelthorne.gov.uk

    Items
    No. Item

    1.

    Disclosures of Interest

    To receive any disclosures of interest from councillors in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct for members.

    2.

    Exclusion of Press and Public

    The Panel is asked to consider excluding the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 2 (Information likely to reveal the identity of an individual) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

     

    In making its decision, the Panel is asked to confirm that having regard to all circumstances, it is satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

     

    In this case the proper administration of the complaints procedure in the public interest is that consideration of complaints should not be made public at an early stage, when the complaints may or may not be proved and may or may not be investigated.

    3.

    Exempt Complaint Assessment Report against Councillor A

    The report of the Monitoring Officer sets out an allegation made by way of a complaint against a Borough Councillor concerning a potential breach of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

     

    The Assessment Panel is asked to make a determination in respect of whether or not any action should be taken.

     

    This report to follow.