The Laws & Ethics Committee

This was first set up in July 1947 and was originally called the Rules and Ethics Committee. It became the Laws and Ethics Committee in September 1976.

Its original terms of reference were

  • To consider all questions of rules referred to them
  • To investigate at they think proper all questions of ethics and unethical conduct referred to them
  • To refer to Council all cases in which they consider disciplinary action should be taken
  • To draw up a schedule of actions and behaviour considered to be unethical

Last Updated 28 Jun 17

Geoffrey Butler

Year Chairman Committee Members
1947 Mrs M Cole, Edward Mayer, Joel Tarlo, Madge Trollope
1948 Mrs M Cole, JW Pearson, Joel Tarlo, Madge Trollope
1949/50 Lewis Ellison, EB Parker, Joel Tarlo, Madge Trollope, Sydney Woodward
1950/51 Geoffrey Butler Lewis Ellison, Joel Tarlo, Madge Trollope, EB Parker
1951/52 Geoffrey Butler Lewis Ellison, Joel Tarlo, Mrs DJB Cole, Guy Ramsey, Terence Reese
1952/53 Geoffrey Butler Lewis Ellison, Louis Tarlo, Mrs DJB Cole, Guy Ramsey, Terence Reese
1953/54 FO Bingham, PA Browne, Mrs Cole, EPC Cotter, G Gray, Guy Ramsey, R Vincent
1954/55 FO Bingham, PA Browne, Mrs Cole, Reg Corwen, Lt Col Eve, P de R Pearse, R Vincent, Guy Ramsey
1955/56 FO Bingham, PA Browne R Vincent
1956/57 Dimmie Fleming, PA Browne, Guy Ramsey
1957/58 PA Browne, Guy Ramsey, Alan Truscott
1958/59 Harold Franklin, Major Geoffrey Fell, Joe Lazarus, Kenneth Konstam, Tony Priday, Peter Richardson, Alan Truscott
1959/60 PA Browne, Harold Franklin, Joe Lazarus, Tony Priday, Eddie Leader-Williams, Alan Truscott
1960/61 Geoffrey Butler PA Browne, Joe Lazarus, H Lawson, Eddie Leader-Williams, Tony Priday, Alan Truscott
1961/62 Geoffrey Butler A Elliott, Harold Franklin, Alan Truscott, Reg Corwen, H Lawson, Joe Lazarus
1962/63 Geoffrey Butler Reg Corwen, WH Eastwell, JE Gordon, H Lawson, Joe Lazarus, JHC Godfrey (co-opted)
1963/64 Geoffrey Butler WH Eastwell, JE Gordon, H Lawson, Joe Lazarus, JHC Godfrey (co-opted), Kenneth Konstam
1964/65 WH Eastwell, JE Gordon, H Lawson, Joe Lazarus, JHC Godfrey (co-opted), Kenneth Konstam
1965/66 Geoffrey Butler RE Clark, WH Eastwell, JHC Godfrey (resigned 3/66), Keith Stanley, Joe Lazarus
1966/67 Geoffrey Butler Cyril Beach, RE Clark, WH Eastwell, JE Gordon, Hon. Pamela Walpole, Harold Franklin
1967/68 Geoffrey Butler N.Alton, Cyril Beach, RE Clark, WH Eastwell, Harold Franklin, Dudley Freshwater, J Joy, AR Lederer, WN Morgan-Brown
1968/69 Geoffrey Butler Cyril Beach, RE Clark, WH Eastwell, H Gibbs, Roy Higson, Keith Stanley, Hon. Pamela Walpole
1969/70 Geoffrey Butler Rhoda Barrow, Cyril Beach, Geoff Connell, Harold Franklin, H Gibbs, Pearce McNamara, Jack Marx
1970/71 Geoffrey Butler Rhoda Barrow, Cyril Beach, Geoff Connell, Harold Franklin, H Gibbs, Peers McNamara, Jack Marx
1971/72 Geoffrey Butler Cyril Beach, Geoff Connell, Gerard Faulkner, H Gibbs, Rhoda Lederer, Peers McNamara, Jack Marx
1972/73 Geoffrey Butler Cyril Beach, Geoff Connell, Gerard Faulkner, Rhoda Lederer, Peers McNamara, Jack Marx
1973/74 Geoffrey Butler Graham Cooke, Gerard Faulkner, Rhoda Lederer, Peter Littlewood, Peers McNamara, Jack Marx
1974/75 Geoffrey Butler Graham Cooke, Rhoda Lederer, Peter Littlewood, Frank Farrington, Tony Lederer
1975/76 Geoffrey Butler Rhoda Lederer, Geoffrey Butler, Graham Cooke, Chris Dixon, Frank Farrington, B. Loasby, Richard Lederer, Eric Milnes
1976/77 Gerard Faulkner Rhoda Lederer, Joe Amsbury, Chris Dixon, Grattan Endicott, Frank Farrington, Peter Littlewood, Phil Philbrick, Terry Udall
1977/78 Gerard Faulkner AD Blackie, Grattan Endicott, Frank Farrington, Rhoda Lederer, Peter Littlewood, VTC Morris, Terry Udall
1978/79 Gerard Faulkner AD Blackie, Raymond Brock, Grattan Endicott, Frank Farrington, Bob Rowlands, Terry Udall
1979/80 Gerard Faulkner AD Blackie, Raymond Brock, Graham Cooke, Grattan Endicott, Bob Rowlands, Terry Udall
1980/81 Grattan Endicott Michael Airey, Tony Black, Raymond Brock, Grattan Endicott, Gerard Faulkner, Bob Rowlands, Terry Udall
1981/82 Grattan Endicott Tony Black, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Richard Fleet, Bob Rowlands, Terry Udall
1982/83 Grattan Endicott Tony Black, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Richard Fleet, Bob Rowlands, Terry Udall
1983/84 Grattan Endicott John Armstrong, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Ron Heath, Jeff Morris, Terry Udall
1984/85 Grattan Endicott John Armstrong, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Ron Heath, Jeff Morris, Terry Udall
1985/86 Grattan Endicott John Armstrong, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Ron Heath, Jeff Morris, Terry Udall
1987/88 Grattan Endicott John Armstrong, Raymond Brock, Gerard Faulkner, Ceil Leighton, Jeff Morris, Terry Udall
1988/89 Grattan Endicott David Burn, Grattan Endicott, Richard Fleet, Jeff Morris, Sandra Penfold, Terry Udall
1989/90 Grattan Endicott Steve Barnfield, Raymond Brock, David Burn, Grattan Endicott, Richard Fleet, Sandra Penfold, Terry Udall
1990/91 Grattan Endicott Steve Barnfield, Raymond Brock, David Burn, Richard Fleet, Sandra Penfold, Terry Udall
1991/92 David Burn Steve Barnfield, Peter Crouch, Richard Fleet, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, Terry Udall
1992/93 David Burn Steve Barnfield, Peter Crouch, David Harris, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, Terry Udall
1993/94 David Burn Steve Barnfield, David Harris, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, David Stevenson, Terry Udall
1994/95 David Burn John Harper, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, David Stevenson, Terry Udall
1995/96 Steve Barnfield Steve Barnfield, David Burn, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, Malcolm Pryor, David Stevenson, Terry Udall
1996/97 Steve Barnfield David Burn, Glyn Liggins, Sandra Penfold, Malcolm Pryor, David Stevenson, Terry Udall
1997/98 Steve Barnfield David Burn, David Martin, Sandra Penfold, Malcolm Pryor, Neil Rosen, David Stevenson
1998/99 Steve Barnfield David Burn, David Martin, Paul Spencer, Malcolm Pryor, Neil Rosen, David Stevenson
1999/00 Steve Barnfield David Burn, David Martin, Martin Pool, Malcolm Pryor, Paul Spencer, David Stevenson
2000/01 Steve Barnfield David Burn, Richard Fleet, David Martin, Martin Pool, Paul Spencer, David Stevenson
2001/02 David Burn Steve Barnfield, Richard Fleet, David Martin, Martin Pool, Paul Spencer, David Stevenson
2002/03 David Burn Steve Barnfield, Richard Fleet, David Martin, Martin Pool, Jeff Smith, David Stevenson
2003/04 Martin Pool Steve Barnfield, David Burn, Jeremy Dhondy, Richard Fleet, David Martin, David Stevenson
2004/05 Martin Pool Steve Barnfield, David Burn, Jeremy Dhondy, Richard Fleet, David Martin, David Stevenson
2005/06 Martin Pool Steve Barnfield, David Burn, Jeremy Dhondy, Richard Fleet, David Martin, David Stevenson
2006/07 Martin Pool Mike Amos, Steve Barnfield, David Burn, Jeremy Dhondy, David Martin, David Stevenson
2007/08 Martin Pool Mike Amos, David Burn, Jeremy Dhondy, Frances Hinden, David Martin, David Stevenson
2008/09 Jeremy Dhondy Mike Amos, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool, David Stevenson
2009/10 Jeremy Dhondy Mike Amos, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool, David Stevenson
2010/11 Jeremy Dhondy Mike Amos, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool, Tim Rees, David Stevenson
2011/12 Jeremy Dhondy Mike Amos, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool, Tim Rees
2012/13 Jeremy Dhondy Mike Amos, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool, Tim Rees
2013/14 Tim Rees Mike Amos, Robin Barker, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool
2014/15 Tim Rees Mike Amos, Robin Barker, David Burn, Frances Hinden, Neil Morley, Martin Pool
2015/16 Tim Rees Mike Amos, Robin Barker, David Burn, Richard Fleet, Frances Hinden, Martin Pool
2016/17 Tim Rees Mike Amos (resigned as of April 2017), Heather Dhondy (appointed May 2017), Robin Barker, David Burn, Richard Fleet, Frances Hinden, Martin Pool