The Localism Act 2012 changed the basis and operation of the code of conduct for all town and parish councillors. This included the abolition of the Standards Board for England.

This Guide to Code of Conduct Dispensations is for parish clerks, councillors and residents who wish to understand how dispensations under the new code of conduct may be handled


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The dispensation Process

Basis for granting dispensations

Recording all parts of the process


This guide is indicative and is not definitive as the code of conduct may and will vary from council to council.

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