High standards of conduct are expected of our elected and co-opted councillors.
A code of conduct helps to makes sure that our councillors do the right things in a timely, inclusive, open, honest and accountable manner.
Any person can submit a complaint about a councillor who has breached the code of conduct for local authority members. 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.
The Standards Panel considers reports of investigations into complaints about Councillors' conduct.
The Standards Panel issues decisions after considering Investigation reports.
Documentation if you wish to submit a Complaint against a Councillor.