Staff promoting fire safety

Standards Committee

Vacancy - Independent Member

Independent? High Standards? 

Do you have a keen interest in standards in public life and a wish to serve the local community and uphold local democracy?

North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority has a vacancy for an independent member to serve on its Standards Committee. The Standards Committee aims to promote, maintain and improve standards of conduct by members of the Authority. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate objectivity, independence and impartiality and will have good listening skills and team working skills. 

In addition to claiming reimbursement for travel and subsistence, members are also able to claim a fee of £99 for half a day and £198 for a full day.

If you would like to find out more please contact

Alwen Davies
North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority
Phone: 01745 535286

Closing date for applications: 9am, 1 March 2019

Information Pack

Application Form

The Standards Committee was established in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2000 and its Terms of Reference were set in 2003. Its duties include the consideration of complaints against Authority members referrred to it by the Ombudsman and the granting of dispensations. It also advises the Authority on issues to do with standards.

The committee consists of 6 members, four of whom are independent. The Fire and Rescue Authority representatives on this Committee cannot be an office holder on the Authority. The Chair and Deputy Chair are drawn from the independent members.

The committee has to meet at least once a year, but may meet more frequently when necessary.

You can access here  the Committee's Terms of Reference

Standards Committee Membership

Independent Members 
S Ellis
J Hughes
A P Young

Representatives of the North Wales Fire and Rescue Authority

Councillor D Rees
Councillor W O Thomas


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