Decision details

Appeal of a monitoring officer resolution by a complainant

Decision Maker: Standards Panel

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In light of the additional information provided by the complainant, the panel upheld the appeal and found that Councillor G Fielding, Cradley Parish Council had breached the code of conduct in:


·         Failing to recognise the need to declare an other interest which is item 11 of the Cradley code of conduct in an item of business in his authority where that business that might reasonably be regarded as affecting the wellbeing or financial standing of someone with whom you have a close association;

·         Failing to uphold the general principles of the code of conduct for Cradley Parish Council

The recommendation to the Cradley Parish Council is that Councillor Fielding be given training on the code of conduct.    The training to be undertaken by the monitoring officer of Herefordshire Council. 


Publication date: 16/10/2018

Date of decision: 16/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 16/10/2018 - Standards Panel

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