Complaint Number: LA/As/1963 and LA/As/1993
Date case started: 31 Oct 2016
Decision issued: 30 Mar 2017
Allegation against: Councillor Alexander Duncan
Complaint Categories: 3.16, 3.19, 7.10
Nature of allegation
That the respondent breached various sections of the Code.
Decision by Commissioner
Following an investigation, the Commissioner has submitted a report to the Standards Commission for Scotland setting out his conclusion that Councillor Duncan has contravened the Councillors’ Code of Conduct in certain respects.
The Standards Commission has decided to hold a public hearing to determine whether a contravention of the Code has occurred and, if so, the sanction to be imposed. Councillor Duncan will be entitled to be heard and be represented at the Hearing.
Further information on the Standards Commission’s Hearing Process and Rules can be found on their website at http://www.standardscommissionscotland.org.uk/cases/hearing-rules The Standards Commission’s decision will also be published on their website after the conclusion of the Hearing.