The Standards Committee oversees the Council's Code of Conduct and is responsible for considering complaints that a Member may have breached the Code.
Information is available on:
As a result of the Localism Act 2011, there have been changes to the Standards regime and how complaints against members will be dealt with.
- the new Code of Conduct for Members
- procedures for dealing with complaints about Members
- the establishment of a new Standards Committee
- guidance relating to Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
- the appointment of an Independent Person.
The Procedure for Dealing with Standards Complaints explains how we will deal with a complaint that a Member or co-opted member of the City Council has breached the Members' Code of Conduct.
Complaints should be made in writing to Lynne Bird, Monitoring Officer:
The Monitoring Officer,
Sheffield City Council,
Sheffield S1 2HH
Meetings of the Committee are held at 2.00 p.m. in the Town Hall, Pinstone Street on:-
- 24 July 2013
- 27 November 2013
- 29 January 2014
- 26 March 2014
- Cllr Bryan Lodge (Chair)
- Cllr David Baker
- Cllr Penny Baker
- Cllr Roger Davison
- Cllr Alan Law
- Cllr Pat Midgley
- Cllr Clive Skelton
- John Atkinson (Co-opted member)
- Edward Fleming (Co-opted member)
- Alan Casbolt (Co-opted member)
Use the links on the left to access the agendas and reports for the Committee.
If you require any further information about this Committee, please contact Dave Ross, Democratic Services (email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0114 273 5033).
The process for dealing with complaints that a Member or co-opted member has breached the Code of Conduct (July 2012) (44.5 KB)
The Code sets out the standards which are required of all members of the authority in carrying out their duties and in their relationships with the Council and its officers (Amended September 2012). (53.5 KB)
Report on the new Code of Conduct for Members and procedures for dealing with complaints about Members, establishment of a Standards Committee and guidance relating to disclosable pecuniary interests (364 KB)