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Cumbria County Council Standards Committee

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The Standards Committee is responsible for monitoring and maintaining high standards of conduct by Councillors and co-opted Members.

It is composed of:-

  • 5 County Councillors; and
  • 2 Independent Members

Membership of the Committee

Further details of the work of the Committee may be found in the Standards Committee Terms of Reference

Agenda Papers

The agendas, minutes and reports for the meetings of the Standards Committee and also dates for future meetings are also available on the website.  Meetings are open to the press and public.  Occasionally, the Committee may meet in private to discuss specific confidential matters.

Agenda, minutes, reports and future meeting dates

Register of Members` Interests

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.

Details of individual Councillors

Councillor Conduct

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
The Courts
Carlisle
CA3 8NA

Caroline.Elwood@cumbria.gov.uk

or

Shamim.Lindsay@cumbria.gov.uk

Please see the links below for guidance and how to make a complaint.