May 22, 2012
Appointment of an Independent Person
Published at the request of the Metheringham Parish Clerk, on behalf of NKDC
APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT PERSON
LOCALISM ACT 2011
We are looking for someone to take on the new role of 'Independent Person' for the North Kesteven District Council and the Town and Parish Councils within the District of North Kesteven.
District and Parish Councillors work to an agreed Code of Conduct and you will be required to give your opinion on any complaints that are received. You will also be required to give advice following any investigation.
Applicants cannot be related to, or be a close friend of, current or former Councillors or Officers of North Kesteven District Council or the Town and Parish Councils within the district of North Kesteven.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to maintaining high standards in public life and should show an interest in local government.
This is considered to be a voluntary role, however, you will be able to claim travel expenses.
Information packs and application forms are available on
Application packs may also be obtained from Marcella Heath on 01529 308291 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 31st May 2012
You may also be interested to note that the following Councils are also seeking to appoint a number of independent persons to play a key role in assisting to promote and maintain high standards of conduct amongst their elected councillors:
• Boston Borough Council www.boston.gov.uk
• East Lindsay District Council www.e-lindsey.gov.uk
• Lincolnshire County Council www.lincolnshire.gov.uk