Independent Person

Shirley Eden has been appointed by full Council to assist the Standards Committee.

The Localism Act 2011 requires that the Council should appoint at least one Independent Person who must be consulted by the authority before it makes a finding as to whether a Member has failed to comply with the Code of Conduct for Members.

Shirley Eden has been appointed to serve the Council as an Independent Person since 14 May 2018.  She will provide invaluable and independent advice in the assessment of any complaints made against District Councillors or Parish Councillors within the District. She has undertaken training and regularly attends meetings of the Standards Committee. 

Name:  Independent Person Shirley Eden

C/O Mendip District Council
Cannards Grave Road
Shepton Mallet
United Kingdom

Email:  Independent Person