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Standards Committee Information

The Committee consists of 29 Members - 9 elected Members of Cornwall Council, 10 independent non-elected members and 10 parish/town and city council representatives. The Independent non-elected members and parish/town and city council representatives sit on the Committee as co-opted non-voting members.

The Committee is responsible to the Council for promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by Members and co-opted members of the Council. It advises the Council on the adoption, revision and promotion of the Members’ Code of Conduct and the procedures associated with the Code.


The Standards Committee complaint form can be submitted in writing or by an online form using the links provided below:

You can read the Local Assessment of Complaints Procedure.

The membership, contact details and meeting papers for the Standards Committee can be obtained by selecting the specific committee from the list of Cornwall Council committees.

The Council has received a report on an investigation into a complaint against Cornwall Council. The report has been issued by the Local Government Ombudsman as a matter of public interest and sets out the complaint, the investigation and the Ombudsman's conclusions.

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