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Freedom of information request response - 05802

FOI request

FOI ID number
05802
Regarding
Maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for councillors
Request
  1. Does the council have a formal policy in place for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for all councillors? If yes, please provide a copy.

  2. If no, does the council have any informal arrangements in place by which it would make provisions for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for all councillors?

  3. Does the council have a formal policy in place for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for councillors with a Special Responsibility Allowance? If yes, please provide a copy.

  4. If no, does the council have any informal arrangements in place by which it would make provisions for maternity, paternity, adoption and kinship care for councillors with a Special Responsibility Allowance?

  5. Does the council have a formal standards committee?

  6. Does the council have a formal role to oversee member conduct and promote equality (e.g. chair of the standards committee, chief whip, etc)?

  7. Does the council’s code of conduct under section 27(2) of the Localism Act 2011 make any reference to promoting equality or tackling sexism?

Our response

Response
  1. No
  2. No
  3. No
  4. No
  5. The Accounts and Governance Committee has responsibility for Member standards within the Council.
  6. No
  7. The Members' Code of Conduct is available on our website. https://www.eden.gov.uk/your-council/councillors-and-committees/standards-of-conduct-in-local-government/code-of-conduct-for-councillors/
Response date
12 January 2019