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A spokeswoman for the office of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales said: "Our view is that the obligation to declare an interest arises if a member has a personal interest in a matter which is being considered at a meeting that they attend.
Mr Short alleged that at the meeting of Kirkwhelpington Parish Council, Coun Anderson did not declare an interest at the right time and, when he did, remained in the room and listened to the discussion.
Moelfryn Maskell, who represented the Ciliau Aeron ward on Ceredigion Council, failed to declare an interest in a planning matter on land next to his own.
Cllr Beckett said: "I did actually declare an interest at this meeting and this was minuted.
So far as I am concerned, there is an obligation to declare an interest whether the matter is debated or not.
But she faces claims she did not did not declare an interest in the business despite sitting on the council that awarded the tender to Mr McCambley.
It seems McLetchie failed to declare an interest when he backed a motion opposing the proposed expansion of Edinburgh Airport.
RUGBY councillors look set to be given free rein to discuss and vote on airport issues without having to declare an interest.
Also praised were assistants Tommy Dowd and Dudley Farrell, the latter the only man to declare an interest in the job.
A FORMER councillor has accused one of his ex-party colleagues of failing to declare an interest in a planning application.
The Standards Committee also found the remarks made by Coun Thomas at the Special Meeting on February 21 showed he did not take seriously the need to declare an interest.
Mr Jones said: ``He stated that he did not believe it was necessary for him to declare an interest as the two meetings of the Social Inclusion Committee only discussed the policy of the prioritisation of housing grant applications and not the allocation of work to contractors.