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We are asking for your views on how to deal with alleged misconduct of senior officers working in local authorities.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
10 February 2021
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on possible changes to:

  • the meaning of misconduct in the arrangements
  • the sanctions used when the Designated Independent Person has made a recommendation
  • choosing the Designated Independent Person and the cost of the appointment
  • the role of the Investigating Committee
  • the relationship between the Designated independent person and the Investigating Committee
  • the Designated Independent Person’s power of direction and sanction
  • interaction with external investigations
  • interaction with contractual terms and policies
  • Legal representation

Consultation documents

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How to respond

Submit your comments by 10 February 2021, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Welsh Government
Local Government and Democracy
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ