Agenda for Employment Procedure Committee on Wednesday 5th December, 2018, 9.00 am

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Town Hall, Southport

Contact: Ruth Appleby 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Atkinson and Shaw.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested at a meeting where a disclosable pecuniary interest or personal interest arises, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests, todeclare any interests that relate to an item on the agenda.

 

Where a Member discloses a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, he/she must withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest, except where he/she is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of a dispensation.

 

Where a Member discloses a personal interest he/she must seek advice from the Monitoring Officer or staff member representing the Monitoring Officer to determine whether the Member should withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest or whether the Member can remain in the meeting or remain in the meeting and vote on the relevant decision.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.

 

3.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.  The Public Interest Test has been applied and favours exclusion of the information from the Press and Public.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act. The Public Interest Test has been applied and favours exclusion of the information from the press and public.

 

4.

Interviews - Head of Communities

The Committee will interview candidates for the post of Head of Communities.

 

Copies of the interview timetable, the job description / person specification, the candidate application forms and details of the proposed interview questions were distributed by the Chief Personnel Officer prior to the meeting.

 

Please note that any appointment to the post will be subject to the consideration of any material or well-founded objection to the appointment by Members of the Cabinet.

 

Minutes:

The Committee interviewed three candidates for the post of Head of Communities.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

(1)

a candidate be appointed to the post of Head of Communities at a salary of £83,580 (Senior Manager Hay Grade 3) per annum, subject to references and any necessary checks along, with any conditions deemed necessary by the Chief Personnel Officer; and

 

(2)

the offer of appointment in (1) above, be subject to the Chief Personnel Officer notifying the Cabinet of the recommendation and ascertaining whether any Cabinet Member has a material or well-founded objection to the appointment.