Agenda and draft minutes

Standards (Review) Sub Committee - Wednesday, 7th August, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: The Boardroom, Winchester Council Offices

Contact: Matthew Watson, Democratic Services Officer  Tel: 01962 848 317 Email:  mwatson@winchester.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Disclosure of Interests

To receive any disclosure of interests from Members and Officers in matters to be discussed.

 

Note:  Councillors are reminded of their obligations to declare disclosable pecuniary interests, or personal and prejudicial interests, in accordance with the Code of Conduct.  If you require advice, please contact the appropriate Democratic Services Officer, prior to the meeting.

Minutes:

No disclosure of interests was made.

 

2.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

                                    That Councillor Power be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

3.

Exempt Business

To consider whether in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

(i)         To pass a resolution that the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items of business because it is likely that, if members of the public were present, there would be disclosure to them of 'exempt information' as defined by Section 100 (I) and Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

                                   

Item                                                                Para No of Schedule12A

to the Act giving description of

exempt information giving rise

to the exclusion of the public

                       

                                                                       

            Review of Assessment of a Complaint Relating Parish Councillor                          

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

1.         That in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

2.         That the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items of business because it is likely that, if members of the public were present, there would be disclosure to them of ‘exempt information’ as defined by Section 100I and Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Minute

Number

Item

 

Description of

Exempt Information

 

 

 

 

 

Review of Assessment of a complaint relating to two Upham Parish Councillors

 

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Information relating to any individual. (Para 1 Schedule 12A refers)

 

Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual. (Para 2 Schedule 12A refers)

 

 

4.

Review of Assessment of a Complaint relating to a Parish Councillor

NOTE The complainant has requested that a decision of a previous Standards (Assessment) Sub Committee be reviewed.  The previous report (SSC047) and related minutes and Decision Notice is attached. The matter will be introduced by the deputy Monitoring Officer. 

 

Registering to speak at this meeting:

The information below relates to the majority of meetings of the council but please note that different rules do apply for registering to speak at meetings of Full Council, Licensing Sub Committees, Planning Committees, Open Forums and Standard Sub Committees. Further information can be obtained using the contact details above.

Members of the public may speak at this meeting, provided they have registered to speak three working days in advance. Please contact Democratic Services via democracy@winchester.gov.uk or (01962) 848 264 to register to speak and for further details.

Members of the public should note that a live audio feed of the meeting will be available from the councils website (www.winchester.gov.uk ) and the video recording will be publicly available shortly after the meeting. For members of the public who are unable to utilise this facility a limited number of seats will be made available at the above named location however attendance must be notified to the council at least 3 working days before the meeting. Please note that priority will be given to those wishing to attend and address the meeting over those wishing to attend and observe.

 

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