Agenda item

Case Reference - LG5/79 - Parish Councillor Roger Bell

To hear and determine whether the Parish Councillor has breached the Code of Conduct and, if so, to decide if a sanction should be applied and what form the sanction should take.

Minutes:

The Sub-Committee conducted a hearing to consider an Investigation Report in respect of Parish Councillor Roger Bell, to determine whether or not he had failed to follow the Code of Conduct for Burscough Parish Council and if so, to decide whether or not a sanction should be applied and what form it should take.

 

 

RESOLVED           A.      That Parish Councillor Roger Bell has not failed to comply with the Burscough Parish Council Code of conduct at the meeting at Martin Mere on 30 June 2016 as he did not attend the meeting in the capacity of a Parish Councillor.

 

                                 B.      That Parish Councillor Roger Bell failed to comply with the Burscough Parish Council Code of Conduct at the meeting of Burscough Parish Council on 13 July 2016 in that he failed to treat others with respect at that meeting.

 

                                 C.      That Parish Councillor Roger Bell has not failed to comply with the Burscough Parish Council Code of Conduct at the meeting of Burscough Parish Council on 13 July 2017 in that his conduct at the meeting did not constitute bullying.

 

                                 D.      That Parish Councillor Roger Bell has not failed to comply with the Burscough Parish Council Code of Conduct at the meeting of Burscough Parish Council on 13 July 2016 in that his conduct at the meeting could not reasonably be regarded as likely to bring his office as Parish Councillor or the Parish Council into disrepute.

 

                                 E.      That the reasons for the findings be agreed, as set out in the Decision Notice.

 

                                 F.      That the Decision Notice be published on the Council’s website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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