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Local Government: Standards Committee

Volume 706: debated on Thursday 22 January 2009

Question

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what procedures are in place for the collection and publication of statistics relating to complaints to and decisions by local authority standards committees. [HL606]

The Standards Board for England collects information about local authority standards committees in England from monitoring officers on a quarterly basis. This information includes details on the number of complaints to and decisions made by standards committees. It is collected via an online questionnaire, and the Standards Board publishes a summary of the information received on its website.