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Standards Committee
Wednesday, 8th July, 2009

Meeting agenda for Standards Committee

Wednesday 8th July 2009 at 04:00 PM in the Shrewsbury Room, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury

Committee Members:

  • Martin Bennett
  • Pauline Dee
  • Roger Evans
  • Vince Hunt
  • Jean Jones
  • Chris Mellings

Items under discussion:

1.  Apologies

2.   Declarations of Interest

3.  Minutes
To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 7th April 2009 marked A, attached
(Minutes of 7 April 2009.pdf)

4.  Complaints about Member Conduct
Report of Monitoring Officer is attached marked B. (standards-report-member-conduct-8jul09.pdf)
Contact Claire Porter (01743 252763)

5.  Other Action
To receive the report on other action recommended by the previous Assessment Sub Committees, attached marked C.
(Report - Other Action.pdf)

6.  Training for Parish and Town Councils
Report of Monitoring Officer is attached marked D. (Training for Parish Councils.pdf)
Contact Claire Porter (01743 252763)

7.  Standards Committee Training
Report of Monitoring Officer is attached marked E. (Standards Committee Training.pdf)
Contact Claire Porter (01743 252763)

8.  Standards Committee Work Plan 2009/10
Report of Monitoring Officer is attached marked F. (Work Plan 2009.pdf)
Contact Claire Porter (01743 252763)

9.  2009 Annual Assembly of Standards Committees
Members are asked to note that 5 places have been reserved at the next Annual Assembly which is due to be held in Birmingham on 12-13th October 2009 and to determine the Council's representatives at this event. It is suggested that the representatives should be: 1xIndependent member (Chair/Vice Chair); 1x Unitary Council member; 1x Parish Council Member and the Monitoring Officer and a Solicitor.

10.  Membership of the Association of Independent Members of the Standards Committees in England
To consider whether the Council should fund the cost membership of this organisation for one or more of the independent members of the Committee.

11.  Draft Pamphlet - Shropshire Council's Standards Committee
To consider the draft pamphlet on this subject attached.
Contact Claire Porter

Committee Officer is Richard Thomas
Tel: (01743) 252725    Fax: 01743 252713

There are no decision documents present arising from this committee meeting.


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