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Civility and respect pledge – January 2023

Rogate Parish Council will:

  • Treat all councillors, clerk and all employees, members of the public, representatives of partner organisations and volunteers with civility and respect in their role.
  • Put in place a training programme for councillors and staff.
  • Sign up to Code of Conduct for councillors.
  • Have in place good governance arrangements in place including, staff contracts, and Dignity at Work Policy.
  • Commit to seek professional help at early stages should civility and respect issues arise.
  • Commit to calling out bullying and harassment when if and when it happens.
  • Continue to learn from best practice in the sector and aspire to being a role model / champion council e.g., via Local Council Award Scheme.
  • Support the continued lobbying for the change in legislation to support the Civility and Respect Pledge including sanctions for elected members where appropriate.

Rogate PC Civility & Respect pledge