Vacancy for a Reserve Independent Person

Date
Tue, 08 Jun 2021
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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is seeking an individual to serve as a reserve Independent Person to act on those occasions when the Independent Person is either unavailable or unable to act.

If you have the time, commitment and qualities to work with local councils to promote and maintain high standards of conduct by members and co-opted members, can demonstrate integrity, be independent, impartial and reach balanced and objective decisions based upon written and oral evidence, East Riding of Yorkshire Council would like to hear from you. It would be desirable for applicants to have experience of serving in or working for local or national government and/or the legal system, tribunals or other quasi-judicial bodies.

Whilst the position is voluntary, payment of an allowance and the reimbursement of reasonable travelling and subsistence expenses will be available to the successful candidate.

More information about the workings of the standards committee can be found at https://www.eastriding.gov.uk/council/committees/standards-committee

If you would like to be considered, please send a CV, to arrive no later than 12 Noon on Tuesday, 6 July 2021 to standards@eastriding.gov.uk or to Mathew Buckley, Monitoring Officer, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Any enquiries may be addressed to Mathew Buckley, Monitoring Officer on (01482) 393100.

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the Localism Act, you must also be independent of the Council and should not: be, or have been within the last five years, an elected or co-opted Member or Officer of East Riding of Yorkshire Council or any of the 168 Town and Parish Councils within the East Riding of Yorkshire area; be, or have been within the last five years, an elected or co-opted Member of any Committee or Sub-Committee of East Riding of Yorkshire Council or any of the 168 Town and Parish Councils in the East Riding of Yorkshire; or be a relative or close friend of a current elected or co-opted Member or Officer of East Riding of Yorkshire Council or any Town or Parish Council within the East Riding, or any elected or co-opted Member of any Committee or Sub-Committee of those Councils.

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