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Notification of a Breach of the Code of Conduct

On 12 June 2018 a Determination Sub-Committee met to consider a complaint made against Cllr Ravendra Thakor that he may have breached the Code of Conduct by releasing confidential information. The Sub-Committee gave consideration to a report delivered and summarised by the Monitoring Officer which included a report of an external investigator.

The Sub-Committee also received advice from the Independent Person appointed under Section 28 (7) of the Localism Act 2011.

Having considered all of the evidence available, including the investigator’s findings and the advice received from the Independent Person, the Sub-Committee UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT: i) The findings contained within the external investigator’s report be accepted; ii) Councillor Ravendra Thakor be censured; iii) The findings of the Determination Sub-Committee be reported to Full Council and published on the Council’s website; and iv) The Leader of the Oadby and Wigston Conservative Group be informed that the Sub-Committee recommend that Councillor Thakor be removed from Committees.

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