Tuesday, 17 March 2009


Thanet district Council press release

Local people can now apply to play their part in upholding standards in public life, with applications open for Thanet District Council's Standards Committee.

The committee oversees the ethical standards of elected and other members of the district, town and parish councils in Thanet.

It has four independent members, one of whom serves as an independent chairman and another who serves as an independent vice chairman. Most of the committee's meetings take place in the early evening.

To be eligible to apply, you should not have been a member or officer at the council or a parish or town council within the last five years or be a relative or close friend of a member or officer at Thanet District Council.

Ideally, candidates should have an interest in standards in public life, high standards of personal integrity, be objective, independent and impartial and have experience of complaints or standards processes.

For an information pack, visit click here or call 01843 577207. The closing date for applications is Friday 3 April 2009.


  1. Rumour has it that Sandy had an attack of sixpences and half crowns when one of his bling clad cronies convincingly conned him.

    That applications had been received from a certain Malcolm, Rick and Michael.

  2. I have just added the link to the information pack for those wishing to apply for a place on the standards committee.


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