Overview of Standards Committee
The Standards Committee
promotes and maintains high standards of conduct within the Council
and deals with any complaints that councillors or co-opted members
have breached the
Code of Conduct for Members.
The Committee consists of
eleven councillors and five non-voting co-optees, two of whom are to be parish
representatives and three of whom are to be independent
The non-voting co-optees on this Committee are as
Councillor Mr A Rudden and one
Independent Members: Mr. D.
Goodman, Mr R. Brown and Mr. C. Griffiths.
If the Council considers an
investigation into an allegation is warranted it must appoint at
least one independent person whose views must be sought after it
has investigated the allegation and before it makes its
The Council, therefore, has
appointed Ms. Nicole Jackson and Mr. Michael Whiting following
advertisement, as independent persons under Section 28 of the
Localism Act 2011.
Meetings of this Committee will
be filmed for live and / or subsequent broadcast on the
Council’s website and / or YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/traffordcouncil