Vacancy for two independent people to sit on standards committee

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking for two members of the public to sit on its standards committee.

The standards committee is made up of six elected members from East Riding of Yorkshire Council, three representatives from town and parish councils and three independent representatives who are not councillors or affiliated to any political party.

The committee oversees and advises East Riding of Yorkshire Council on ethical issues and standards of conduct as well as receiving and determining complaints about the conduct of its councillors and those from across the 168 town and parish councils.

There are two vacancies which are open to anyone who lives or works in the East Riding of Yorkshire and/or have experience in fields such as:

* business

* trade unions

* academic institutions

* voluntary sector.

Whilst the position is voluntary, payment of an allowance and the reimbursement of reasonable travelling and subsistence expenses will be paid to successful candidates.

More information about the workings of the standards committee can be found at https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/council/committees/standards-committee/standards-committee

Anyone who wishes to apply should email their CV to Mathew Buckley, monitoring officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Council – mathew.buckley@eastriding.gov.uk  or by post to Mathew Buckley, monitoring officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 9BA.

All CVs should be received no later Thursday, 31 October, 2019.

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