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Alderman disqualified for 15 months following drink-driving offence

July 9, 2019

Alderman Derek Hussey (Derry City & Strabane District Council) has been disqualified for a period of 15 months following an Adjudication Hearing held in Belfast today (9 July 2019). Acting Commissioner Mr Ian Gordon found that Alderman Hussey had breached Paragraph 4.2 of the Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors (the Code) for his … Continue reading Alderman disqualified for 15 months following drink-driving offence

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Commissioner issues further guidance for councillors on Code of Conduct

July 8, 2019

The Northern Ireland Local Government Commissioner for Standards has today highlighted to councillors the importance of registering and declaring their pecuniary interests. Commissioner Marie Anderson’s comments are contained in a Decision Notice issued to explain her findings in an Adjudication Hearing held last week. The Hearing resulted in a censure for Mr Mervyn Rea, a … Continue reading Commissioner issues further guidance for councillors on Code of Conduct

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