Agenda and draft minutes

Ethical Governance and Personnel Committee - Wednesday, 6 April 2022 6.30 pm

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Items
No. Item

379.

Apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors R Allen, Bray, Furlong and O’Shea with the following substitutions authorised in accordance with council procedure rule 10:

 

Councillor Roberts for Councillor O’Shea

Councillor P Williams for Councillor Bray.

380.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Bill and

 

RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 2 February be approved and signed by the chairman.

381.

Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council’s code of conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.

Minutes:

No interests were declared.

382.

Complaints update

Minutes:

Members were informed that a report would be prepared on complaints during 2021/22 as it had been a year since the new process was implemented.

383.

Matters from which the public may be excluded

To consider the passing of a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the public from the undermentioned item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 10 of Schedule 12A of the 1972 Act.

Minutes:

On the motion of Councillor Cartwright seconded by Councillor Cook, it was

 

RESOLVED – in accordance with section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 10 of Part I of Schedule 12A of that Act.

384.

Complaint 2021/26

Initial complaint report attached.

Minutes:

The committee gave consideration to complaint 2021/26 which was a complaint against a parish councillor. It was noted that due to the background to the matter, resolution by way of apology had not been possible. It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Roberts and

 

RESOLVED – the complaint be referred for investigation.