Tags: Respect

NALC renews call for law changes to ensure high standards of conduct in public life

NALC renews call for law changes to ensure high standards of conduct in public life

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has renewed its call on the government to change the law to ensure high standards of conduct in public life.

The plea comes ahead of consideration in the House of Lords of the Local Government (Disqualification) Bill that will disqualify individuals convicted of sexual offences from running for public office or retaining their seat if already elected.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 11:04 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Civility And Public Life, Code Of Conduct, Respect

Code of Conduct - petition

Dear Colleagues

You may be aware that with my other hat on I have been canvassing hard to get sanctions introduced into the Code of Conduct so that we can have the security and confidence that bad behaviour by councillors will come with consequences

As part of that there is a petition on the govt website calling for the introduction of sanctions BUT we need so many more signatures to get this taken seriously.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 13:20 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Code of Conduct, Nolan Principles, Respect