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Standards Committee

The Role of the Standards Committee.

The Council has a Standards Committee made up of five Elected Members (Councillors), and five Co-Opted Independent Members. They provide a forum to examine and advise on Councillor conduct and the ethics that govern an individual whilst carrying out their role of Councillor.  The five Co-Opted Individual Members are: 

  • Penny Rogers 
  • Andrew Reed 
  • Lynda Bourne
  • David Holroyd
  • Kate Lewis

The five Co-Opted Individual Members are consulted for any standards issues and for any complaints against an Elected Councillor.


New Complaints Procedure - Making a complaint against a Councillor

The Council has adopted procedures for dealing with complaints against Elected Members.  The procedures and a complaints form are available from the downloads menu on this page.  The Standards Committee meets on a quarterly basis, the dates for the meetings can be found on the Council's Calendar of Meetings.  In addition, meetings are held to deal with any complaints received.

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Email
democratic.services@poole
.gov.uk

Telephone
01202 633013

Address
Democratic Services
Civic Centre
Poole
BH15 2RU