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Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct for Elected Members can be accessed in Part 5A of the  Council Constitution (PDF) [2MB]

All members are expected to follow the Code when they are conducting the work of the Council, or representing the Council on any external organisation, and otherwise acting in their official capacity. The Code does not apply when members are acting purely in a private and personal capacity.

There are also rules set out in the Code governing the disclosure of interests and withdrawal from meetings where councillors have relevant interests. The Standards Committee is responsible for considering complaints submitted in respect of the elected members (councillors) of the following bodies:

  • South Ribble Borough Council
  • Farington Parish Council
  • Hutton Parish Council
  • Little Hoole Parish Council
  • Longton Parish Council
  • Much Hoole Parish Council
  • Samlesbury and Cuerdale Parish Council
  • Penwortham Town Council

If you feel a South Ribble Borough Councillor or a Parish Councillor from a Parish / Town Council listed above within the South Ribble area has breached the Member's Code of Conduct. You may contact the Council's Monitoring Officer to discuss your Complaints

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