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The report updated the Committee on a number of standards issues.
It was noted that efforts would be made to recruit an additional Independent Person. The Committee also requested that where necessary additional training be provided to the Independent Persons.
Election and Induction of new Councillors
The Committee acknowledged the importance of ensuring that some form of induction was provided for Members who were elected at by-elections.
Mandatory Planning and Licensing Training
The Monitoring Officer confirmed that all Members of the General Purposes and Licensing Committee had received training for planning and licensing. It was noted that Members who had missed the group training had been provided with one-to-one sessions.
Appeals Process for Members Subject to Complaints
The Committee asked the Monitoring Officer to draw up a proposed appeals process for consideration at the next meeting.
Work Programme/Matters Outstanding
The Committee requested that the Member/Officer Protocol be circulated for information.
The Complaints Schedule was noted.
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