Committee details

Standards Committee

Purpose of committee

The main job of this committee is to promote high standards of conduct from the council’s elected representatives. It does this by considering relevant new guidance and legislation that is referred to it by the Monitoring Officer and advising on any reviews of procedures and policies relating to them. It also deals with any complaints received about breaches to the code of conduct.


The membership is made up of six city councillors, an independent person and three parish co-opted representatives.


To view more detailed terms of reference you can view our constitution. To find out more about the find our committee system you can view our guide to committees.


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Contact information

Support officer: Josie Newman. 01227 862 009, Email: