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Local Code of Conduct Complaints Process

Changes to the complaints procedure

Due to changes brought in by the Localism Act 2011, Standards for England (previously the Standards Board for England) has now been disbanded and the Council has transferred its arrangements for dealing with member conduct to its Audit Committee.

What this means to you
If you wish to complain about the conduct of a member of South Bucks District Council or a member of one of our parish or town councils, you must submit your complaint using the complaint form below to -

The Monitoring Officer
Council Offices
Oxford Road

A complaint form can also be submitted by email to

Please download the Word version of the form if you wish to complete your form electronically. The PDF version can be downloaded and used to complete the form by hand.

The three stage complaints procedure is set out in the complaint form. If you make a complaint it must be about why you think a member has not followed the Code of Conduct.

word icon Complaint Form (word version) [33kb]

pdf icon Complaint Form (pdf version) [178kb]

pdf icon Members Complaints Procedure [283kb]