Agenda for Pay and Grading Committee on Wednesday 30th May, 2018, 3.00 pm

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Committee Room, Town Hall, Bootle

Contact: Ian Barton  Democratic Services Officer Tele: 0151 934 2788

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Dutton.

 

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary or personal interest, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests and the nature of that interest, relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the Members Code of Conduct, before leaving the meeting room during the discussion on that particular item.

 

Minutes:

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

 

 

 

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 11 January 2018

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 11 January 2018 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

4.

Exclusion of the 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(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 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 paragraphs 1 and 2 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.

 

 

 

5.

Severance Payment

Report of the Chief Personnel Officer

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Personnel Officer that sought approval for the severance payment of an employee.

 

The severance payment was as a result of an internal restructure.

 

 

 

The Chief Personnel Officer confirmed that the severance payment was in-line with Council policies and within the employee’s contractual entitlement and the costings in the report were based on a release date of 31 August 2018.

 

The report also provided details concerning the release of an employee  wherebyfollowing the notice being served on the employee, it became apparent that the costings were in slightly in excess of £100,000. The Chair of the Committee was immediately advised of the position and for transparency purposes the Committee was requested to note the release of the employee and associated costings.  

 

RESOLVED: That

 

(1)

the severance payment  and arrangements as deailed in the report in accordance with the employee’s contractual entitlement, detailed within the report, be approved  ;

 

(2)

the costs associated with the release of the  employee as detailed in the report be noted; and

 

(3)

in accordance with Rule 93 of the Council and Committee Procedure Rules of the Constitution, the dissent of Councillor Shaw from the decision set out in (1) above be recorded.