Safeguards on Councillor declerations

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Dear Chelmsford City Council,

It has been stated that Councillors do not need to declare business interests, if they do not take a wage or gain financially from it. Could you please supply a copy of the policy that Chelmsford City Council operates to ensure that Councillors are monitored to ensure their decelerations are correct. For example, if a Councillor has not declared a directorship as they state they do not take a wage, what safeguards are in place to monitor any changes in that circumstance?

Also if it is found that a Councillor has had a financial benefit from an undeclared business interest, what action is taken against them for non deceleration?

Yours faithfully,

Chris

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Chelmsford City Council

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Dear Chris,

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

John Breen

Information Compliance Officer

Chelmsford City Council

 

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