Do you believe in the importance of high standards of conduct in local councils?  If so, you may be interested in joining Cornwall Council’s Standards Committee to help maintain and promote such standards.

The Standards Committee is looking to recruit to its membership 2 x Independent (Lay) Members.  To be eligible you cannot have been, in the last five years, an elected member or officer of Cornwall Council or of a Town and Parish Council in Cornwall. Further details on the work of the Standards Committee can be found

A previous experience of an ethical standards regime, whilst not essential, is an advantage although training will be given.

This is a voluntary role, but a small allowance may be payable and there will be travelling and subsistence expenses.

If you think you meet these criteria further information and an application form can be requested from Simon JR Mansell MBE, 4th Floor, North Wing, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY or email:

The closing date for applications is 12.00 on 20 February 2020