Our policies

Policy for Public Questions to the Accountability Board

SELEP welcomes public interest in its business. Its formal meetings are open to the public, unless confidential business is being discussed, and the papers are published on the SELEP website, as well as the Accountable Body’s (Essex County Council) website.

SELEP Downloadable DocumentView our Policy for Public Questions to the Accountability Board.


Our December 2017 Strategic Board meeting touched on our arrangements for governance and transparency referencing the recent national MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government) review. The following policies were prepared for, presented and agreed at that meeting.

SELEP Downloadable DocumentCover paper (Assurance Framework and Policies Report Strategic Board 01022018)

Adopted policies:

SELEP Downloadable DocumentAssurance Framework 2018

SELEP Downloadable DocumentCode of Conduct for LEP Board Members

SELEP Downloadable DocumentConfidential Reporting of Complaints Policy

SELEP Downloadable DocumentRegister of Interest Policy

SELEP Downloadable DocumentSubsistence and Hospitality Policy

SELEP Downloadable DocumentWhistleblowing Policy

Gifts and Hospitality capture and declaration:

SELEP Downloadable DocumentGift and Hospitality Declarations Capture Form - for completion by SELEP board members.

Register of Gift and Hospitality Declarations

Gift and Hospitality Declarations Summary
Name Organisation Name of organisation offering the gift or hospitality Details of the gift or hospitality Date it was offered Was it Accepted? (Yes/No)
Chris Brodie Chairman of SELEP Royal British Legion Industries A sandwich lunch 23rd Feb 2018 Yes
Chris Brodie Chairman of SELEP Princes Trust Trust Me - Gala Dinner 17th May 2018 No
Chris Brodie Chairman of SELEP Help the Hero’s Charity Cricket Game 18th May 2018 No