Halton Borough Council has a Standards Committee to promote
high standards of conduct and support Members’ observation of their Code of
Councillors have to agree to follow a Code of Conduct to
ensure high standards in the way they undertake their duties. The Standards
Committee trains and advises them on the Code of Conduct.
Citizens have a right to complain to the Standards Committee
if they have evidence which they think shows that a Councillor has not followed
the Council’s Code of Conduct.
What We Do
Halton Borough Council has a Standards Committee. The role
of the Standards Committee is to:
help Councillors and Co-opted Members to observe
the Members’ Code of Conduct;
promote and maintain high standards of conduct
by Councillors, Co-opted Members and church and parent governor
advise the Council on the adoption or revision
of the Members’ Code of Conduct;
monitor the operation of the Members’ Code of Conduct;
provide training for Councillors and Co-opted
Members on matters relating to the Members’ Code of Conduct;
deal with complaints against Councillors; and
similar duties in
relation to the Parish Councils in the area.
Member’s Code of Conduct
A copy of the Members’ Code of Conduct is available via the
link below. The Code was adopted by full Council on 18 July 2012.
Code of Conduct
How to Complain
The Code of Conduct Complaint Form, available via the link
below, should be completed and returned to the Borough Council’s Monitoring
Officer. Details are on the form.
Code of Conduct Complaint Form