Standards Committee: 29th June 2010 (2:30)

TO:- ALL MEMBERS OF THE STANDARDS COMMITTEE

Councillors: L.J.Ashley, Mrs.J.M.Burton MBE, Mrs.P.A.Griffin, M.R.Hampson, R.F.Reade, G.M.Spandler
Parish Councillors: Mrs.B.J.Cox, Mrs.R.Davis, M.Heighway, K.C.Stockley, Dr.R.Taylor, Mrs.M.Willetts
Independent Members: J.H.Allen, F.Bell, Mrs.N.C.Carter, Mrs.M.De Martigny, A.Grocott, Dr.E.Morgan

STANDARDS COMMITTEE - 29TH JUNE, 2010

A meeting of the STANDARDS COMMITTEE will be held in the Bill Brownhill Room, Council Offices, Codsall, on Tuesday, 29th June, 2010 at 2.30p.m. when I hope it will be convenient for you to attend.

S.WINTERFLOOD

Chief Executive

A G E N D A

Part I - Public Session

1.

Election of Chairman of the Standards Committee for the Municipal Year 2010/2011.

(NB. The Chairman of the Standards Committee must be an independent member of the Committee).

2.

Election of Vice-Chairman of the Standards Committee for the Municipal Year 2010/2011.

(see note above)

3.

Minutes: To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Standards Committee held on 17th December, 2009 as a correct record (copy attached).

4.

Apologies.

5.

Declarations of Interest.

6. To appoint the following Sub-Committees for the Municipal Year 2010/2011, in accordance with the Constitution of the Council.

(a)

a Standards (Assessment of Allegations) Sub-Committee comprising six members of the Standards Committee being:-

two South Staffordshire Councillors

two Independent Members and;

two Parish Councillors

to conduct the initial assessment of allegations of misconduct as defined by the relevant Code of Conduct, relating to Members and co-opted Members of South Staffordshire Council and the Parish Councils within South Staffordshire.

(b)

a Standards (Hearings and Determinations) Sub-Committee comprising six members of the Standards Committee being:-

two South Staffordshire Councillors

two Independent Members and;

two Parish Councillors

(i)

to consider any reports from a case tribunal or interim case tribunal and any report from the Monitoring Officer; and matter which is referred by the Standards for England to the Monitoring Officer and making determinations thereon or on any other matter which falls within the jurisdiction of the Monitoring Officer;

(ii) to consider appeals against disciplinary action (including dismissal) and grievances by employees against the Council.
(NB. the Constitution of the Council provided that this Sub-Committee shall be chaired by the Chairman of the Standards Committee).

(c)

a Standards (Hearings and Determinations) Sub-Committee comprising six members of the Standards Committee being:-

two South Staffordshire Councillors

two Independent Members and;

two Parish Councillors

to review, if so requested by the person making the allegation, any decision of the Standards Committee (Assessment of Allegations) Sub-Committee or the Standards Committee (Hearings and Determinations) Sub-Committee that no action should be taken regarding an allegation.

7. Monitoring Officer's Report (copy attached).

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