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Complaint about a Member

NYMNP boundary marker near Kilburn photo by Jen SmithNYMNP boundary marker near Kilburn photo by Jen Smith

If you have a complaint about the conduct of one of the Members, it will be dealt with by the Authority’s Finance, Risk, Audit and Standards Committee, with input from an independant person. 

It can only deal with complaints about the behaviour of a Member and cannot deal with complaints unrelated to the Members’ Code of Conduct. If you make a complaint to the Committee it must be about why you think a Member has not followed the Code.

Examples of a breach of the Code by Members might include:

  • A failure to treat others with respect
  • Bringing the Authority into disrepute
  • A failure to register financial or certain other interests
  • A failure to disclose a personal interest at a meeting
  • A misuse of  the Authority’s resources
  • Using their position improperly, to their own or someone else’s advantage or disadvantage

How to complain about a Member of the Authority

Please send your complaint, in writing, to:

The Monitoring OfficerNorth York Moors National Park AuthorityThe Old VicarageBondgateHelmsleyYorkY062 5BP    

Useful links and information to download

Finance, Risk, Audit and Standards Committee

Code of Conduct for Members (pdf)

Ethical Framework (pdf)

Making a complaint about an Authority Member (pdf)