Pusuant to s27 of the 2011 Localism Act, the Town Council have adopted a new Code of Conduct with effect from the 1st July 2012 which complies with the provisions of s28 of the 2011 Act
Code of Members Conduct Complaint Procedure – further information on the process of dealing with complaints against councillors may be obtained from the Monitoring Officer at Castle Point Borough Council. The link to CPBC website and procedure is here.
The Monitoring Officer of a Town/Parish Council’s principal authority is responsible for establishing and maintaining a register of interests of the Town/Parish Council’s members and co-opted members.
From the 1st July 2012 under the Localism Act 2011 the process for registering an interest changed and members must register a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest under the The Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/1464.
The Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012