Agenda and draft minutes

Corporate Governance Standards Sub-Committee - Thursday, 19th July, 2018 3.00 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 1, Ryedale House, Malton. View directions

No. Item


Apologies for absence


There were no apologies for absence.


Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chairman considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B (4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There was no urgent business.


Declarations of interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.


Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.


There were no declarations of interest.


Exempt item

That under Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items as they contain information relating to an individual.





That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 that the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item as there will be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as the information provided relates to individuals.


Consideration of potential ethical standards issues arising from report


The committee considered allegations of inappropriate behaviour by councillors in Professor Raine’s report.


The committee resolved:


i)              To consider:

a.    6 monthly meetings of the Corporate Governance Standards Sub-Committee

b.    An annual Corporate Governance Standards Sub-Committee report

ii)             Request the Member Development Task Group look into enhancing the code of conduct training for members.

iii)            Request the Monitoring Officer to consider appointing a deputy Monitoring Officer to deal as appropriate with any member issues arising from the report.


Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent


No being no other business, the meeting closed.