Warwick District Council has a Standards Committee. Its main purpose is to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and governance within the Council and within the Parish and Town Councils within the District. The full role and responsibilities of the Committee are set out within Article 9 of Warwick District Council’s Constitution.
The Committee comprises: ten Warwick District Councillors and four Parish/Town Council representatives.
The ten Warwick District Councillors are appointed to the Committee at the Annual Council meeting. The four Parish/Town Council representatives are appointed every four years with each Parish/Town Council being given the opportunity to nominate a member for appointment and to vote on who they think should be on the Committee as their representatives.
The Standards Committee is responsible for complaints about all Warwick District Councillors and Parish/Town Councillors within Warwick District, in relation to any potential breach of the Code of Conduct for Councillors.
Warwick District Council is currently seeking to appoint two Independent Persons to work with its Standards Committee.
It is a legal requirement, of the Localism Act 2011, that Warwick District Council appoints an Independent Person to assist in matters relating to a potential breach of the Code of Conduct. The Council will select a person who will command the respect of Council members and the local community. If you are interested in this role details, including how to apply are available via the document below:
Independent Person Application Details & Role Description (121kb, PDF)
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 1st May 2013.
Code of Conduct Complaint
Any complaint about a Councillor should be made in writing on the complaints form below and sent to:
The Monitoring Officer
Warwick District Council
Royal Leamington Spa
If you feel that a Councillor has broken the requirements of their Code of Conduct or law, it should be reported in writing to the above address.
The Council keeps a register of complaints made about Councillors and this is attached on the link below.
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