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Standards Committee, Tuesday, 23 November 2021

This meeting will be held in the Council Chamber, Mendip District Council, Shepton Mallet at 2 pm. Please note that due to COVID restrictions attendance will be limited.

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Due to Covid safe measures the numbers of attendees who can be accommodated at meetings remains restricted. If you do wish to physically attend a meeting as a member of the public you must contact Democratic Services at DemocraticServices@mendip.gov.uk to register your attendance. This is so that the available capacity can be monitored and access carefully controlled. If you do not register your intention to attend in this way, you may not be able to physically access the meeting. Anyone wishing to attend who experiences any COVID symptoms must not come to the meeting, but can continue to observe the proceedings online. 

Please note, the film of the meeting will only be available for 150 days after the date of the meeting.

FULL AGENDA AND REPORTS

You may find it convenient to use this copy of the agenda and reports in one document.  Councillors may refer to the page numbers of this document when they consider the papers.

Icon for pdf Agenda and Reports Standards Committee 23.11.21 [993.86KB]

AGENDA

Icon for pdf Item 00 Standards Committee Agenda 23.11.21 [180.98KB]

1        CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Chair will give their announcements
  • The Chair will explain the procedure for meeting
  • Mobile phones should be set to silent

2        APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting.

3        DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST 

4        PUBLIC PARTICIPATION  

a)    For items on the agenda

b)    For items not on the agenda 

5        PREVIOUS MINUTES

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 28 July 2021.

Icon for pdf Item 05 Draft Standards Committee Minutes 28.07.21 [356.03KB]

6        PROCESS FOR DEALING WITH QUESTIONS FROM NON-COMMITTEE MEMBERS

To consider, comment and recommend to Council any changes to the Constitution as necessary.  

Icon for pdf Item 06 Process for dealing with Questions from Non-Committee members [126.12KB]  

7        DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE (DBS) CHECKS

To consider the arrangements for DBS checks for Elected Members going forward.

Icon for pdf Item 07 DBS Checks [115.13KB]

EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS

8        EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

The Standards Committee is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during item 9 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972, as amended) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:

Category 1

information relating to any individual

Category 2

information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual

 

9        THE REGISTER OF COMPLAINTS RECEIVED

A register of complaints received by the Monitoring Officer since the last meeting

CIRCULATION OF PAPERS

In accordance with Section 100B(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to item 9 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to Members of the Standards Committee, elected Members and officers of the Council.

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