Elected members of the council, their roles and responsibilities
Appointment of Independent Persons
Bolton Council wishes to appoint an Independent Person.
The Localism Act 2011 places a duty on Bolton Council and Blackrod, Horwich and Westhoughton Town Councils to promote and maintain high standards of conduct for elected and co-opted members. This includes the requirement to have a Code of Conduct with which those members must comply.
The Independent Person will be paid an annual fee of £500.00
See further information.