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Notice of Meeting        STANDARDS COMMITTEE

 

Date and time

of Meeting                  THURSDAY, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2022 AT 10.00 A.M.  

 

Venue                        REMOTE MEETING

 

 

Agenda

 

PART I

 

1.       Apologies for absence.

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2.       Minutes of the Meeting held on 6th October, 2022.

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3.       To receive declarations of interest.

          (Note: Members seeking advice on this item are asked to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting).

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Reports of the Monitoring Officer / Head of Legal and Democratic Services –

4.       Applications for Dispensation.

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5.       Public Services Ombudsman for Wales (PSOW) Strategic Plan 2023 – 2026.

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6.       Letter from Public Services Ombudsman for Wales re Code of Conduct Complaints Guidance and Process.

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7.       Observations of Vale of Glamorgan and Town and Community Council Committee Meetings.

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8.       Correspondence with the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

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9.       Any items which the Chair has decided are urgent (Part I).

          (i)   Update on National Forum

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PART II

 

THE PUBLIC AND PRESS MAY BE EXCLUDED FROM THE MEETING DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM(S) IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 100A(4) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972.

 

Report of the Monitoring Officer / Head of Legal and Democratic Services –  

10.     Correspondence with the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.

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11.     Any items which the Chair has decided are urgent (Part II).

 

 

Rob Thomas

Chief Executive

 

18th November, 2022

 

 

A Version of this Agenda is Available in Welsh

 

 

Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985

Inspection of background papers: In the first instance, enquiries should be made of  K. Bowen (Tel: 01446 709856).

E-mail: democratic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

 

To Members of the Standards Committee

Councillors: R.M. Birch,  J.E. Charles and C.P. Franks.

 

Independent Members:

R. Hendicott (Chair)

L. Tinsley (Vice-Chair)

R. Alexander

P. Hallett

G. Watkins

 

Town and Community Council Representative:

(Vacant)

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Council is adhering to Welsh Government’s guidance in relation to public health risks. The Council’s Covid 19 measures are kept under review based on guidance received from the Welsh Government and the Council’s Health and Safety Team.

 

Council meetings will be held in line with the Council’s Multi-Location Meetings Policy: https://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/Documents/_Committee%20Reports/Remote-Procedures-COVID-19/Multi-Location-Meetings-Policy-i.pdf 

and details at paragraphs  21.2 and 21.3  which meetings will be held on a hybrid and remote only basis.

 

Meetings of the Vale of Glamorgan Council will also be livestreamed, except where Part II matters are wholly or in part being considered, in accordance with the Council’s Multi-Location Meetings Policy.

 

If taking part, this means that you are being recorded both visually and in sound with the meeting being transmitted on the internet.  This is done for the purposes of supporting and promoting democratic engagement and public interest.  We will retain the data for 6 years and then offer it to the archivist at the Glamorgan Records Office for permanent retention.  You have the right to apply to access, rectify, restrict, object or erase this data.  The Information Regulator is the Information Commissioner who can be contacted https://ico.org.uk/.  The Data Protection Officer for the Council can be contacted at DPO@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk.

 

Meetings that are held on hybrid basis will take place in the Council Chamber and online.  Generally the public gallery in the Chamber is not filmed.  However, by entering the meeting room and using the public seating area you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for livestreaming and/or training purposes.

 

If you have any queries regarding this, please contact democratic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk or telephone 01446 709856.

 

https://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk/en/our_council/Council-Structure/minutes,_agendas_and_reports/minutes,_agendas_and_reports.aspx