Issue details

Appointment of Deputy Monitoring Officer

The Council is required to appoint a Monitoring Officer (Section 5 Local Government & Housing Act 1989). The Council appointed the former deputy Monitoring Officer, Michael Hewitt as Interim Monitoring Officer from the 1 December 2020.

Section 5(7) of the 1989 Act provides that the duties of a monitoring officer must be performed by him personally or, where he is unable to act owing to absence or illness, personally by such member of his staff as he has for the time being nominated as his deputy for the purposes of this section.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/01/2021

Decision due: 22 Jan 2021 by Director Legal & Democratic

Contact: Michael Hewitt, Interim Head of Legal and Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer Email: Email: Tel: 01225 395125.