Venue: Committee Room A - County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys. View directions
Contact: Elizabeth Patterson 01597 826980
To receive apologies for absence.
To authorise the Chair to sign the minutes of the previous meeting(s) of the Committee held on the following date(s) as a correct / correct records:
· 5th October 2016
The Chair was authorised to sign the minutes of the meeting held on the 5th October 2016 as a correct record.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest from Members relating to items to be considered on the agenda.
No declarations of interest were received.
To receive the report of the Solicitor to the Council.
The Committee received the report of the Solicitor to the Council (copy filed with signed minutes).
A Referral of Councillors to Public Services Ombudsman
A1. Town and Community Councillor Referrals
There are no matters outstanding with the Ombudsman.
B1. Applications - Town and Community Councillors
No applications for dispensations from Town and Community Councillor have been received.
C Term of Office
The timetable for appointment of Town and Community Council representatives following the election in May is as follows:
Training on the Code of Conduct and Standards Sub-Committee work will be arranged in September 2017.
C Ombudsman’s Casebook
The Ombudsman has published Code of Conduct Casebooks for the following periods:
· July 2016 – September 2016
A copy of this Casebook is attached at Appendix 1.
Back copies of the casebooks can be accessed from the website of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales at:
D Ombudsman’s Annual Report
The Ombudsman had published his Annual Report for 2015-16 which could be accessed from the website of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales at http://www.ombudsman-wales.org.uk/en/publications/Annual-reports.aspx
This report covers both service complaints and code of conduct complaints.
E Meeting dates
To note dates of future meetings as follows:
Wednesday 4th October 2017.