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To receive apologies for absence.
There were no apologies for absence.
Appointment of Chair
To appoint a Lay Member as Chair for the term of their office.
RESOLVED that Independent Member Stephan Hays be appointed as Chair for his term of office.
Appointment of Vice-Chair
To appoint a Lay Member as Vice-Chair for the term of their office (if this position becomes vacant).
The Sub-Committee noted that the Independent Member Claire Jackson would continue as Vice Chair for her term of office.
To authorise the Chair to sign the minutes of the previous meeting of the Committee held on the 20th February 2019 as a correct record.
The Chair was authorised to sign the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February, 2019 as a correct record subject to it being noted that the Town and Community Councillors were incorrectly shown in the list of Independent Members.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest from Members relating to items to be considered on the agenda.
There were no decalrations of interest.
To receive the report of the Solicitor to the Council.
The Committee received the report of the Head of Legal and Democratic Services (copy filed with signed minutes).
A Referral of Councillors to Public Services Ombudsman
A1. Town and Community Councillor Referrals
The current position regarding matters with the Ombudsman is detailed below, subject to the Sub-Committee noting the change since the Committee report had been published as indicated * :
7/17/TCC Ombudsman investigating
7/18/TCC Complaint received – Ombudsman not investigating but now subject to review
8/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
10/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
11/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
13/18/TCC Ombudsman investigating
15/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
16/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
17/18/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
18/18/TCC Complaint received – not investigating
01/19/TCC *Concluded no action
02/19/TCC Ombudsman deciding whether or not to investigate
B1. Applications - Town and Community Councillors
No applications for dispensation have been received from Town or Community Councillors.
C Ombudsman’s Casebook
The Ombudsman had published Code of Conduct Casebook for the period October – December 2018.
D Meeting Dates
It was noted that the next meeting is onWednesday 2 October 2019.