APPOINTMENT TO CORNWALL COUNCIL’S STANDARDS COMMITTEE

Do you believe in the importance of high standards of ethical conduct in local councils? If so, you may be interested in joining Cornwall Council’s Standards Committee to help maintain and promote such standards.

The Standards Committee is looking to appoint to recruit to its membership 5 x Town and Parish Council Representatives, 1 x currently serving Clerk of a Town or Parish Council and 4 x Independent (Lay) Members. To be eligible to be a Town and Parish Council Representative you must be a member of a Town or Parish Council in Cornwall and not a member or officer of Cornwall Council or an officer of a Town or Parish Council. To be appointed as the Clerk Representative you must be currently serving as a Clerk of a Town or Parish Council in Cornwall and to be appointed as a Lay Member you cannot have been, in the last five years, an elected member or officer of Cornwall Council or of a Town or Parish Council in Cornwall.

For all roles previous experience of an ethical standards regime, whilst not essential, is an advantage.

These are voluntary roles, but an allowance of £1,352 is payable and there will be travelling and subsistence expenses.

If you think you meet the above criteria further information and an application form can be requested from Simon JR Mansell MBE, 4th Floor, North Wing, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY or email: simon.mansell@cornwall.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is 08.00 on 30 September 2019