Decision details

Report of the Standards Committee Hearing

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.         To review and note the complaint and the decision of Standards Committee in relation to the conduct of Cllr Barrie Yates.

2.         To support the recommendation that there be a review of the Code of Conduct for Members with an emphasis on

a. Simplifying the code and aligning with legislation the recommendations of the Office for Standards in Public Life; and specifically

b. Consideration of standardising the code of conduct across South Ribble BC and Chorley BC.

3.         That the Monitoring Officer be tasked with establishing a cross party and stakeholder working group to undertake the review and for the working group to present recommendations to Council for consideration and if approved adoption in due course.

Report author: Chris Moister

Publication date: 24/09/2021

Date of decision: 22/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2021 - Council

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