Havering has a total of 54 Councillors elected from 18 wards, each returning 3 Councillors. Councillors are elected by the community to represent public interest, as well as individuals living within their ward, and to decide how the Council should carry out various functions.
Councillors code of conduct
The Council has adopted a Code of Conduct that sets out rules governing the behaviour of its councillors.
The Code of Conduct covers areas of individual behaviour such as councillors not abusing their position or not misusing their authority’s resources.
Councillors receive allowances according to the functions of their role.
The following documents explain the allowance schemes and the details of allowances and expenses paid.
Councillors and outside bodies
Outside bodies are organisations which are independent from the council but have an impact on our services. Often Councillors sit on the various committees that are responsible for them