Tory pair facing misconduct hearings

TWO Ipswich councillors are today facing an investigation into alleged misconduct offences.Conservative councillors Gordon Terry and Stephen Barker have been referred to the Standards Board for England.

TWO Ipswich councillors are today facing an investigation into alleged misconduct offences.

Conservative councillors Gordon Terry and Stephen Barker have been referred to the Standards Board for England. They will be investigated at hearings in February.

A spokeswoman for the Standards Board said Mr Terry was being investigated for failing to withdraw from a meeting while items in which he had a prejudicial interest were being discussed.

Mr Barker was being investigated for failing to treat other people with respect and compromising the impartiality of authority employees.

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