virtual meeting, Standards Hearings Sub Committee - Friday, 12th March, 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Online via the zoom app

Contact: Wendy Harris, Democratic Services Officer, Tel: 01395 517542 email: 

No. Item


Introduction by Chair


Declarations of Interest


Hearing status

Sub Committee to determine any request for the Hearing to be held in private session.


Hearing to consider three complaints 2020-C10, 2020-C11 & 2020-C19 - Councillor John Taylor pdf icon PDF 344 KB

To hold a hearing to consider an investigation report into the complaint about Councillor John Taylor, Honiton Town Council in accordance with the Council’s procedure which includes:


(a)  To determine findings of fact and to decide whether or not the Councillor has failed to follow the Code of Conduct.

(b)  To determine what sanction, if any, should be imposed.


Attached papers:

Appendix A Prehearing summary report (pages 6 – 8)

Appendix B Independent Investigator’s Final Report (pages 9 – 129)

Appendix C Letter to Councillor Taylor – Findings of breach following investigation

(pages 130 – 133)

Appendix D Complaints Hearing Procedure (pages 134 – 137)

Appendix E Complaints against Councillor Taylor (pages 138 – 214)

Appendix F Councillor Taylor’s text to the Independent Investigator

(pages 215 – 218)


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