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Cabinet Decision: 20th May 2010
Title of Item/Report
Annual Report of the Monitoring Officer 2009/2010
Record of the Decision
Cabinet considered a report that provided the opportunity to consider the Monitoring Officer’s Annual Report for 2009/10.

It was explained that consultation on the Report had previously taken place
with Group Leaders and the relevant Cabinet Member; the Head of Legal
Services as Deputy Monitoring Officer; the Head of Democratic Services; the
Corporate Governance Group; the Corporate Management Team; and the
Audit Committee.

Cabinet considered the report and recommended its approval by Council.

It was noted that once agreed the Report would be placed on the intranet
and the internet for the attention of all Members/Officers and would be made
available to Town/Parish Councils. A hard copy would, in addition, be made
available to each member of the Standards Committee.

RECOMMENDED that the Monitoring Officer’s Annual Report be
considered and approved by Council.
Reasons for the Decision
To ensure that the duties and responsibilities of the Monitoring Officer, and his work during the past year in connection with the authority’s corporate/ethical governance, were brought to the attention of all Members and to as wide a cross-section of Officers as possible.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Details of any Dispensations
Not applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
Not applicable

Date of Publication: 24 May 2010

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