The Localism Act 2011 abolished the 'Standards Board regime' and replaced it with a more locally focused process for regulating Member conduct. The new legislation requires Councils to promote and maintain high standards of conduct by their Members and Co-opted Members, but provides much more flexibility and choice. The introduction of the Act presented the Council with an opportunity to draw up a code of conduct that is both clear and relevant.
Surrey County Council has adopted the following Code of Conduct for Members (please see file attachments below).
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Files available to download
- Code of Conduct for Members (65.4 KB)
- 2012 Register of Interests Form (104.1 KB)
- 2012 Disclosable pecuniary interests guidance notes (203.9 KB)