"Whilst standards of behaviour within the Council are excellent, there is no room for complacency. We fully subscribe to the principles underpinning the ethical framework and expect all members and officers to do the same. We are both committed to working together to lead by example and upholding the ethical wellbeing and effective governance of the Council."
Leader of the Council and chief executive officer
This protocol sets out the roles of the leader of the Council and the chief executive officer in relation to the ethical framework. Both are committed to setting and encouraging high ethical standards and promoting the ethical agenda inside and outside the authority. They will support and facilitate the work of the standards committee and monitoring officer in relation to the ethical framework in the following joint and individual ways:
Chief executive officer: