Wanted for watchdog role

PUBLISHED: 12:24 03 April 2009 | UPDATED: 23:18 15 June 2010

WEST Dorset District Council is searching for someone to take on a watchdog role on its Standards Committee.

WEST Dorset District Council is searching for someone to take on a watchdog role on its Standards Committee.The committee is responsible for ensuring high standards of conduct and ethics are maintained at district, town and parish councils.Leader of WDDC Robert Gould said: "This is a very important role and we are keen to find a politically independent person who is interested in local government."The work is voluntary but a subsistence allowance and travel expenses will be paid. The person appointed must live in West Dorset.It is expected that this layperson role will take no more than two days a month to fulfil.For more information, call Bob Hanton, district council Corporate Services Manager, on 01305 252210 or Roger Greene, district council Assistant Legal Services Manager, on 01305 252253.


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