HC Deb 12 December 2001 vol 376 c881W
Gillian Merron

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions whether the National Standards Board is investigating complaints on alleged breaches of the code of conduct by Lincolnshire county councillors; and if he will make a statement. [22217]

Dr. Whitehead

[holding answer 11 December 2001]: The Standards Board is not able to investigate any complaints about breaches of the code of conduct until the council has adopted a code as required under section 50 of the Local Government Act 2000.1 believe that Lincolnshire county council has yet to adopt such a code.

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