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Councillors' Code of Conduct
All members of the council and co-opted members with voting
rights are required to agree to observe Medway Council's Code of
conduct (pdf 96KB), which was adopted at the meeting of Full
Council on 26 July 2012. The Code of Conduct is based on a set of
principles: selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability,
openness, honesty and leadership.
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Any member of the public who thinks a Medway councillor, parish
councillor or voting co-optee may have breached the Code of
Conduct should contact the council’s Monitoring Officer in the
first instance. The Councillor
Conduct Committee can only deal with complaints about the way a
councillor has behaved that is covered by the Code of Conduct.
Council procedure for dealing with Councillor Conduct complaints
under the Localism Act 2011 (pdf 24KB) which has contact
details for the Monitoring Officer and further information about
the process for accessing and investigating complaints.
To submit a complaint, please download the Medway Council Councillor conduct
complaint form (pdf 35KB).
Complaints will be assessed using the assessment criteria
flowchart (pdf 8KB) as agreed by the Councillor Conduct
Membership of the Councillor Conduct Committee is
politically balanced and is made up of eight members of Medway
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