Agenda

Standards Committee
Tuesday, 5th September, 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Conference Room A & B Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD

Contact: Nicola Harrison  Email: niola.harrison@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises

 

1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for       profit or gain.

 

2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

 

3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority

 

(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be           executed; and

 

            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.

 

4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 

 

5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 

 

6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)

 

            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and

 

            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial                                                   interest.

 

7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where

 

(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the         area of the authority; and

 

(b)       Either –

 

(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one       hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or

 

(ii)     If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

 

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.

 

Note

 

A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).

 

 

3.

Election of Chair

To elect a Chair for the ensuing year.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To receive the Minutes of the Standards Committee held on 3 March 2017 (copy enclosed)

5.

Election of Vice Chair

To elect a Vice Chair for the ensuing year.

6.

Standards Committee Update pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To consider a report from the Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

7.

Committee on Standards in Public Life. Review of Standards in Local Government pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To consider a report from the Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

8.

Date of Next meeting

The date of the next diarised meeting of the Standards Committee will be as follows:

 

Date: 8 December 2017

Time: 10:00am

Venue: County Offices, Kendal