This 60 second guide is for residents, parish councillors and clerks who wish to gain an overview of the new parish council code of conduct.


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Declarations of Interest

Register of interests

Pecuniary interests

Councillors speaking at council and committee meetings


Handling complaints

Policing the code

Sanctions under the code

Who pays


Please note: It is our opinion that this part of the Localism Act 2012 is poorly drafted, unclear and potentially misleading in some key areas. If in doubt reference should be made to the more detailed content on the CPALC website.

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