Code of Conduct
The Standards Board for England was established in 2001 to promote the ethical behaviour of councillors and other members who serve on a range of authorities. It investigates allegations that members may have breached the Code of Conduct that applies to councillors.
The Local Authorities Model Code of Conduct )Order 2007 No. 1159 is a statutory requirement and provides legal guidelines for fulfilling a role in public office.
This is supplemented by a November 2011 Briefing regarding the impact of The Localism Bill on Local Government Standards and Code of Conduct.
Stockton Parish Council is compliant with this code.