Conduct of Councillors

Stockton-on-Tees Town Hall

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High standards of conduct are expected of our elected and co-opted councillors (Also referred to as Members).


Code of Conduct

A code of conduct helps to makes sure that our councillors do the right things in a timely, inclusive, open, honest and accountable manner.

View the Code of Conduct for Members.


Complaints about Members

Any person can submit a complaint about a councillor who has breached the Members’ Code of Conduct . Complaints should be sent to the Council's Monitoring Officer who considers the lawfulness and fairness of Council decision-making, ensuring compliance with codes and protocols as well as promoting good governance and high ethical standards.
If you wish to submit a complaint against a Councillor please use the following form:

Complaint Form

Our process for dealing with Councillor complaints is set out in the following document:

Arrangements for dealing with a complaint against a Councillor



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