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Councillors' Code: Review

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:00 pm on 24th January 2017.

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Photo of Sandra Overend Sandra Overend UUP 2:00 pm, 24th January 2017

I thank the Minister. Does he agree that a revised code of conduct for councillors must draw a distinction between strict regulations for councillors involved in quasi-judicial decisions, such as members of planning committees, and areas where councillors must have more freedom to represent the concerns of their electorate?