Merthyr Tydfil Council:

Minutes for Standards Committee meeting, Nov 17 2009, 5.30PM official page

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Venue: CONFERENCE ROOM 2. View directions

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476.

Apologies

Minutes:

No apologies were received

477.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Standards Committee 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 Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct.

 

Minutes:

Mrs Yvonne Wood declared her personal and prejudicial interest in Item 3 as the applicant for the dispensation is her Local Councillor.

 

Councillor C Tovey declared his personal and prejudicial interest in Item 3 as he is a member of the same group on the Council.

478.

Code of Conduct for Members and Co-opted Members - Request for Dispensation PDF 52 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services

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Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services led Standards through the report.

 

Questions were raised and were answered by the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services.

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor G Jones be granted dispensation in accordance with Paragraph 2 (d) and (e) of the Standards (Grant of Dispensation) (Wales) Regulations 2001 and be entitled to speak but not vote on any matter relating to the topic of “sleeping policemen / speed bumps” within the Bedlinog Electoral Division.

479.

The Local Authorities (Case and Interim Case Tribunals and Standards Committee) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2009 PDF 64 KB

To consider a report from the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services

 

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services led Standards through the report.

 

Questions were raised and were answered by the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services.

 

RESOLVED that

 

Standards note the contents of the report and implement the changes from 19th October 2009.

480.

Any other item deemed urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Corporate Services stated that the Standard Conference was very productive and if members had an opportunity to attend it would be worth it.

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