Standards Panel to take place on 6 February 2017

Release date: 
Monday, 30 January 2017

Brighton & Hove City Council's Standards Panel will consider a complaint about a comment posted on Councillor Nemeth’s twitter page on 19 July 2016.

The comment was the subject of a complaint made by Councillor Morgan, who considered it to breach of paragraphs 1.1 and/or 1.2 of the Code of Conduct for Members, which forms part of Brighton & Hove City Council's Constitution.

The panel can make one of the following findings:

  • That Councillor Nemeth has failed to comply with the Code of Conduct for Members one or more respects
  • That he did not fail to comply with the Code of Conduct for Members
  • Make no finding in respect of the allegations

The hearing starts at 2pm in the Council Chambers at Hove Town Hall on Monday 6 February and is open to the public.

Membership of the panel is as follows:

  • Diane Bushell (independent person)
  • Councillor Tom Druitt (Green)
  • Councillor Alan Robins (Labour)
  • Councillor Nick Taylor (Conservative)