Democracy and Standards Committee - Thursday 16th June 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: The Jeffery Room, The Guildhall, Northampton

Contact: Tracy Tiff & Marina Watkins 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitute Members


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 208 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 27th January 2022.


Chair's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chair.


Annual Report of the Democracy and Standards Committee 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 502 KB

To follow

Additional documents:


Boundary Review Task and Finish Group pdf icon PDF 982 KB

Report to be published following the Task and Finish Group meeting on 9th June 2022


Parliamentary Boundary Review 2023 pdf icon PDF 692 KB

Additional documents:


Elections - Scale of Fees and Charges (Update) pdf icon PDF 739 KB

Additional documents:


Register of Members' Interests pdf icon PDF 519 KB

To provide an update regarding the operation of the Register of Members’ Interests 2021/2022


Carried Motions on Notice - Predecessor Councils pdf icon PDF 585 KB


Updates to the Constitution pdf icon PDF 682 KB

Additional documents:


Constitution Review

The Committee to consider including Constitution Review to its Work Programme



Review of Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 382 KB

To review and note the Committee Work Programme.


Urgent Business

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


Exclusion of Press and Public

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”