The Councillor’s (or members) code of conduct aims to promote high standards of behaviour.
It also applies to co-opted members.
County councillors must comply with the Code when they:
- act in the capacity of a member of the authority
- conduct the business of the authority
- represent the authority on any other body, except if it’s another relevant authority, when they will follow that authorities’ code of conduct.
Councillors must behave in a way that follows the 7 Principles of public service:
They must also declare and register any personal and business interests.
If you would like to make a complaint about the conduct of a councillor, you will need to read the guidance before doing so and you will need to make reference to the Members' Code of Conduct above:
We can only accept complaints in writing so please use the online councillor complaint form or write to the address below.