Standards Committee Agenda
Tuesday 1st March 2005
A meeting of the Standards Committee will be held on Tuesday 1st March
2005 at 2.00pm in the Conference Room, at the Police Authority Offices,
Endeavour House, Woodwater Park, Exeter, to consider the items as detailed
on the Agenda given below.
Any papers listed as 'to follow', urgent items or supplementary
papers will be made available as soon as possible and in any event at least
30 minutes before the start of the meeting.
S G Davey
Chief Executive & Clerk
To The Police Authority
- Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence from Members unable to attend the meeting.
- Declarations of Interests
To receive any declarations from Members / Officers of personal and / or
prejudicial interests in respect of matters for consideration at this meeting,
together with the appropriate statement on the nature of any such declared
Investigations (56 Kb)
The Local Government Act 2000 and it’s subsidiary legislation enables
Ethical Standards Officers (employed by the Standards Board for England)
to refer allegations regarding breaches of the Members’ Code of Conduct
to the Monitoring Officer for investigation. Ethical standards officers
can also refer completed investigation reports to the Monitoring officer
for local determination by the Standards Committee. The booklet 'Local Investigations' Guidance for monitoring
officers and standards committees' provides information for monitoring
officers on conducting an investigation and for standards committees on
conducting hearings and imposing penalties.
Board for England Roadshows 2005 (98 Kb)
The Standards Board for England are holding a number of roadshows throughout
the country and the Authority has the opportunity to send 3 delegates free
of charge. The Committee is asked to nominate the attendees.
Terms of Reference - Freedom of Information Requests - Appeals Procedure
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 became fully operational in January
2005. This means that any member of the public can ask the Police Authority
for any information that the Authority may hold. It is necessary to design
a complaints / appeals procedure for non-disclosure of information and it
is recommended that the Standards Committee Terms of Reference should be
amended to include this role.
Members of the Standards Committee: F B C De Beer, Sir Simon Day, M Bull,
M Harvey, M Nevitt,
If you require any further information regarding this meeting please contact:
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