Under the Localism Act 2011, local authorities must put in place arrangements to promote and maintain high standards of conduct amongst its councillors and co-opted members. As part of those arrangements the Council must appoint independent persons.
Councillor Izzi Seccombe proposed the motion and was moved by Councillor Peter Butlin. The importnace of the independent persons was emphasised by Councillor Seccombe.
A vote was held.
53 votes for the recommendation
1 vote against the recommendation
Council extends the term of office of the following independent persons until 19th October 2021
Mr David Stone
Mr Garth Murphy
Ms Maureen O’Sullivan
Mr Ray Tomkinson
Mr Howard Darling
Ms Mumtaz Goolam