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Councillor suspended for 5 months following drink-drive offence

January 29, 2019

The Northern Ireland Local Government Commissioner for Standards has imposed a 5 month suspension on Councillor Thomas Hogg (Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council) following an Adjudication Hearing held in Belfast (28 January 2019). The Commissioner found that Councillor Hogg had breached Paragraph 4.2 of the Local Government Code of Conduct (the Code) for his conduct … Continue reading Councillor suspended for 5 months following drink-drive offence

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Annual Report 2017-2018

January 10, 2019

The Local Government Commissioner for Standards, Marie Anderson, has today issued her Annual Report for 2017-18. The Commissioner is responsible for the investigation and adjudication of complaints about alleged breaches of the Northern Ireland Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors (the Code). The Code aims to ensure the proper use of council’s resources and … Continue reading Annual Report 2017-2018

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