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Independent Person

Under the provisions of the Localism Act 2011, we are required to appoint an Independent Person. Thos role is to assist in promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct amongst our Elected Members.

All Councillors must comply with the adopted Codes of Conduct. Exeter City Council is responsible for considering complaints that Councillors may have breached their adopted Codes. Exeter City Council will seek the views of the Independent Person. These will be taken into account before a decision is made on an allegation of misconduct by a Councillor under the Code of Conduct. The Independent Person may also be consulted by the Councillor who is the subject of the allegation.

 

Current appointments

Mr Ian Brooking and Professor Brian Kirby were appointed to the roles of ‘Independent Person’ for the Audit and Governance Committee. Effective from 20 February 2018 for a four year term.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 26 May 2020