Complaint Number: LA/NL/1936
Date case started: 06 Sep 2016
Decision issued: 23 Mar 2017
Allegation against: Councillor Marina Lyle
Complaint Categories: 4.18, 4.19
Nature of allegation
That the respondent had breached 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 Marina Lyle has contravened the Councillors’ Code of Conduct.
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 Marina Lyle will be entitled to be heard and be represented at the Hearing. The Commissioner’s Report is available below.
The outcome of that hearing was that Councillor Lyle had contravened the Code and was censured.
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.