Agenda and minutes


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence received from Councillor Julian Amos and Helen Thomas (Bedlinog Community Council Representative).


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


No declarations of interest were made.



Resolved that:


The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12 and 13 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972



Standards Committee Hearing


In attendance:          The complainant

                                    The respondent

                                    The respondent’s Supporter


The Chair welcomed the complainant and respondent to the meeting.


Simon Jones, the Council’s Senior Solicitor, referred members to the complaint before them today and advised that this complaint will be dealt with as a local resolution in accordance with the Local Dispute Policy and Procedures. 


He took members through Stage 3 of the procedures of the Local Dispute Policy together with the statements received from the complainant and respondent.


The complainant and respondent then addressed the Committee on their statements and were given the opportunity to question each other.


The Committee members questioned both the complainant and respondent and clarified details outlined in their statements.


The complainant and respondent then left the meeting.


Following consideration of the evidence and statements:


·         The members agreed the appropriate decision which would be conveyed to both the complainant and respondent separately after the meeting had closed.  


·         An information report be scheduled for Full Council for the 26th February 2020 outlining details and the outcome of this Standards Committee’s decision.



Confirmation of date of next meeting


It was agreed that the date of the next scheduled meeting will be Friday, 27th March 2020 at 2.00 pm.


Any other item deemed urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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