Democracy and Standards Committee - Thursday 30th September 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: The Jeffery Room, The Guildhall, Northampton

Contact: Tracy Tiff & Marina Watkins  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 29th July 2021.


Chair's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.


Review of the Constitution pdf icon PDF 1020 KB


Carried Motions on Notice – Predecessor Councils pdf icon PDF 469 KB

To consider the Motions from the previous sovereign Councils within West Northamptonshire area over the last six years, and then forwarded to the relevant Scrutiny Committee

Additional documents:


Statistics - Code of Conduct Arrangements pdf icon PDF 567 KB

The statistics regarding the number of complaints received and dealt with, in respect of the Code of Member Conduct


Local Government Boundary review

The Committee to appoint five members to the Task Panel


Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any items of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.


Exclusion of Public and Press

Exempt Items In respect of the following items the Chairman may move the resolution set out below, on the grounds that if the public were present it would be likely that exempt information (information regarded as private for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1972) would be disclosed to them: The Committee is requested to resolve: “That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that if the public were present it would be likely that exempt information under Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act of the descriptions against each item would be disclosed to them”