The Standards Committee is responsible for monitoring and maintaining high standards of conduct by Councillors and co-opted Members.
It is composed of:-
Further details of the work of the Committee may be found in the Standards Committee Terms of Reference
Under the Members' Code of Conduct all Councillors must declare and register certain financial/pecuniary and other interests, including relevant interests relating to their spouse/civil partner/anyone they are living with as husband or wife or civil partner.
Councillors must also declare Gifts and Hospitality with an estimated value of £100.
You can view the register of interests on-line for individual Councillors. The document is also available for inspection at The Courts, Carlisle, during normal office hours.
Cumbria County Council has adopted a new Code of Conduct which sets out the standards of behaviours expected from local Councillors and a new procedure to investigate complaints under the Code.
If you want to complain about the conduct of a Councillor of Cumbria County Council your complaint must be in writing, signed and sent to:
The Monitoring Officer
Cumbria County Council
The Lonsdale Building
Please see the links below for guidance and how to make a complaint.