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The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of Codes of Conduct for councillors and those appointed to the boards of devolved public bodies.

Hearing of the Standards Commission

30th October 2015

The next Hearing of the Standards Commission, into the conduct of Councillor Paul McLennan, an elected member of East Lothian Council, will be held on Friday 13 November 2015 at 9.30am.  This will take place at the Town House, High Street, Haddington, East Lothian, EH41 4DA.

Further details on this case, including the sections of the Councillors' Code of Conduct alleged to have been breached are available on the Our Cases page.  Further details of how Hearings are conducted and what you can expect to happen can be found within our recently revised Hearings Process Guide and Rules.

The Written Decision of the Hearing Panel will be made available on the Our Cases page around 20 working days following the conclusion of the Hearing.