Manchester City Council



Standards (Hearing) Sub-Committee - Thursday, 20th February, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Andrew Woods 

No. Item


Appointment of Chair


Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.



To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.



To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.


Exclusion of the Public

The officers consider that the following items contains exempt information as provided for in the Local Government Access to Information Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. The Subcommittee is recommended to agree the necessary resolutions excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of these items. At the time this agenda is published no representations have been that this part of the meeting should be open to the public.


The Hearing of Complaints Concerning an Alleged Breach of the Code of Conduct for Members


The hearing of the evidence by the Sub-Committee concerning the complaints made of an alleged breach of the Code of Conduct for Members

The report of the Monitoring Officer is enclosed, including redacted versions of the documents referred to in the report.

Additional documents:


The deliberations of the Sub-Committee concerning the complaints made in respect of the alleged breach of the Code of Conduct for Members.

Attached to this item are three of documents presented for the preceding item, in an unredacted form.

Additional documents:


The announcement by the Sub-Committee of its conclusions, including findings of any breach of the Code and the imposition of any sanction(s).