ABOUT US
 
The Adjudication Panel for England is an independent judicial Tribunal which was established by Part III, Chapter IV of the Local Government Act 2000 to hear and adjudicate on matters concerning the conduct of local authority members.

Pursuant to section 59(4)(d) the Adjudication Panel for England considers references made to it by an Ethical Standards Officer of the Standards Board for England.

The Adjudication Panel for England also considers appeals pursuant to Part 3(9) of the The Local Authorities (Code of Conduct)(Local Determination) Regulations 2003.

The Adjudication Panel for England consists of a President and members who were appointed by the Lord Chancellor after consultation with the Deputy Prime Minister.

The current President is David Laverick.