The Independent Person will be consulted on decisions to investigate complaints and decisions on complaints which have been investigated. The Independent Person may be consulted on other standards matters, including by potential complaints and the councillor who is subject to an allegation. You will need to be politically neutral, tactful, have good interpersonal and analytical skills and be able to consider complex information.
As an Independent Person, you would normally be appointed for a term of up to four years and receive a small fixed annual allowance for carrying out your duties together with travel and subsistence expenses.
Application Pack for Independent Person Covering Letter Draft Standards Committee Complaint Procedures Draft Standards Committee Terms of Reference