Venue: Herefordshire Council Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

Contact: Ben Baugh, Democratic services officer 

Link: Watch this meeting on the Herefordshire Council YouTube channel

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The public's rights to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 202 KB

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Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence.


Named substitutes (if any)

To receive details of any member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a member of the committee.


Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2023.  The updated action log for the committee is also attached.

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How to submit questions

Deadline for receipt of questions is 9.30 am on Wednesday 8 March 2023.

Questions must be submitted to  Questions sent to any other address may not be accepted.

Accepted questions and the response to them will be published as a supplement to the agenda papers prior to the meeting. Further information and guidance is available at


Questions from members of the public

To receive any questions from members of the public.


Questions from councillors

To receive any questions from councillors.


Recruitment of Independent Persons and Standards update pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To enable the committee to be assured that high standards of conduct continue to be promoted and maintained.  To ensure that Independent Persons are appointed by the Council in accordance with the Localism Act 2011.

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Whistleblowing Policy pdf icon PDF 219 KB

This report seeks to provide members with a revised Whistleblowing Policy for approval.

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Review of approach to strategic risk management pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To set out the principles and the approach that the Council is taking for managing corporate risks.


Work programme pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider the work programme for the committee.

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Date of next meeting

It is recommended that a further meeting date be arranged for April 2023.