Agenda and minutes

Standards Committee
Thursday, 21st June, 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Crompton Suite, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Lori Hughes 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Hudson, Mr. Bamber and Mr. Parkin.

 

2.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Chauhan declared a personal and prejudicial interest.  Councillor Chauhan left the room and took no part in the discussion or vote thereon.

 

Due to the absence of the Chair, Members were asked to nominate a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Williams be elected Chair for the duration of the meeting.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive Questions from the Public, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they contain exempt information under paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

6.

Standards Complaint Local Resolution

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report of the Assistant Borough Solicitor which informed members of the outcome of a local resolution which had been reached.

 

RESOLVED that the matter, as detailed in the report, be referred to a Standards Hearing.

 

NOTE:  Councillor Chauhan had declared a personal and prejudicial interest in this item.  Councillor Chauhan left the room and took no part in the discussion or vote thereon.