The promotion and maintenance of high
standards of conduct by members and co-opted members of the Council
and the Town and Parish Councils in the South Northamptonshire
The making of recommendations to Council on
the adoption, revision or replacement of a code of conduct for
members and co-opted members.
approval and administration of arrangements under which allegations
of breach of the code of conduct for members and co-opted members
can be investigated and decisions on such allegations can be
determination of items (if any) that must be entered in the
Council’s register of members’ interests over and above
any that are legally required.
The approval and administration of
arrangements for the granting of dispensations to members and
co-opted members so as to permit their participation in meetings
despite the existence of a disclosable
The Standards Committee shall be a
non-proportional Committee comprising 5 elected
members (3 Conservative, 1 Independent and 1 Liberal Democrat) and
3 co-opted Town and Parish Councillors.