The Council considered a joint report of the Interim Corporate Director of Resources and Head of Legal and Democratic Services regarding the appointment of two new Independent Persons to the Standards Committee (for copy see file of Minutes).
In Moving the report, Councillor J Nicholson stressed the importance of the role of Independent Person on the Standards Committee and thanked John Dixon-Dawson and Peter Jackson for their service. Seconded by Councillor F Tinsley
That the Council
(a) formally record its thanks to John Dixon Dawson and Peter Jackson for their service as Independent Persons to the Standards Committee since their appointment in 2016;
(b) appoint Alan Fletcher and Kayleigh Louise Wilkinson as Independent Persons to the Standards Committee with effect from 22 September 2021 for a term of two years;
(c) delegate authority to the Standards Committee to consider whether to extend the appointment of the Independent Persons for a further two years in 2023 and any such extension be reported to Council as part of the annual report of the Standards Committee.