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Conference Programme

‘Standards and Ethics in a Changing World’


Monday 19 October: Lord Mayor’s Reception at the Mansion House, Cardiff
Tuesday 20 October: Conference at Cardiff City Hall


Conference Programme

9.15am – 10.00am

Registration & Tea/Coffee

10.00am – 10.15am

Welcoming Address
Paul Orders – Chief Executive, The City of Cardiff Council

10.15am – 10.45am

 

10.45am – 11.30am

 

Key Note Speech : Are the Nolan Principles fit for purpose in the current climate and  for the next 20 years?
Nick Bennett : Public Service Ombudsman for Wales


Panel Session:
Chaired by Richard Tebboth:   Cardiff Standards and Ethics Committee Independent Chair


Nick Bennett :         Public Service Ombudsman for Wales

Lyn Cadwallader:    Chief Executive : One Voice Wales

Peter Davies :         President of the Adjudication Panel Wales

Jan Williams:           Independent Police Complaints Commissioner for Wales

11.30am – 12.00pm

Tea/Coffee

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Workshops – Session One

1.  Social Media – Staying out of Trouble

Workshop led by Daniel Hurford WLGA and a Monitoring Officer exploring best practice, latest cases and case law.


2.  Whistle Blowing – Adapting to deal with new operating  
models for public services

Workshop led by a Monitoring Officer reviewing bests practice, role of  standards and ethics committee in reviewing cases and communication approaches.


3.  Community Councils – Governance and Standards

Workshop led by One Voice Wales and a Monitoring Officer looking at proposed new WG tests  of competency; democracy, capability, capacity and Governance.


4. Local Complaints Resolution – Practicalities

Workshop to look at Hearing panel process, role play session and dealing with media  led by a Monitoring Officer.


5. Are the Nolan Principles fit for purpose in the current climate and  for the next 20 years?

Workshop to continue the Panel Discussion led by a Monitoring Officer.


6. Probity in Planning - Update

Workshop to review current status of Planning Protocol required under Planning Act led by a Monitoring Officer.

1.00pm – 2.00pm

Lunch

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Workshops – Session Two

1.  Social Media – Staying out of Trouble

Workshop led by Daniel Hurford WLGA exploring best practice, latest cases and case law.

2.  Whistle Blowing – Adapting to deal with new operating models for public services

Workshop led by a Monitoring Officer reviewing best practice, role of  standards and ethics committee in reviewing cases and communication approaches.


3.  Community Councils – Governance and Standards

Workshop led by One Voice Wales and a Monitoring Officer looking at proposed new WG tests  of competency; democracy, capability, capacity and Governance.


4. Local Complaints Resolution – Practicalities

Workshop to look at Hearing panel process, role play session and dealing with media  led by a Monitoring Officer.


5. Are the Nolan Principles fit for purpose in the current climate and  for the next 20 years?

Workshop to continue the Panel Discussion led by the Monitoring Officer.


6. Probity in Planning - Update

Workshop to review current status of Planning Protocol required under Planning Act led by a Monitoring Officer.

3.00pm – 3.30pm

Tea/Coffee

3.30pm – 4.00pm

Discussion and Closing Remarks

Richard Tebboth
Cardiff Standards and Ethics Committee Independent Chair


James Downe
Cardiff Standards and Ethics Committee Independent Vice-Chair

4.00pm

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