Committee details

Code of Conduct Panel

Purpose of committee

Terms of Reference


1.         To consider allegations of misconduct against councillors and co-opted members of the Council and to impose appropriate sanctions in the case of a breach being found.

2.         To specify whether any sanction should take effect immediately or at a later date and whether the sanction should be time limited.


Code of Conduct Panels have no power to suspend or disqualify a councillor or co-opted member, or to withdraw basic or special responsibility allowances.





Any three councillors drawn from the Governance & Audit Committee based on their availability.  In addition there will be one non-voting co-opted member on each Panel. 


Contact information

Support officer: Hannah Harding. 01344 354068