Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members will be asked to make any declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made in accordance with the code of conduct.

2.

Chair's Urgent Business

To receive reports on business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be bought forward for urgent consideration.

Minutes:

There were no items of Chair’s urgent business.

3.

Exempt Business

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Minutes:

Agreed that under Section 100(4) of the local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 4 Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

4.

Director of Children's Services Shortlisting

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Tracey Lee (Chief Executive) and Bernadette Smith (HR and OD Business Partner) were present for this item.  A representative from Penna Executive Search Agency attended virtually and also provided an update to the Panel on recruitment activity in respect of this role.  Members considered the information provided and confirmed that two candidates should proceed further in the selection process and attend a Member panel interview on 26 November 2021.

 

5.

Recruitment to the Head of Legal Services

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Giles Perritt (Assistant Chief Executive) and Bernadette Smith (Senior HROD Business Partner) were present for this item.  The Panel considered the information provided within the agenda pack.

 

Members interviewed two candidates for the post of Head of Legal Services (Monitoring Officer).  After interviewing candidates and reviewing information from the selection process, Members, having considered each candidate on merit, agreed to appoint Emma Jackson to the post of Head of Legal Services (Monitoring Officer) subject to approval by Cabinet and Full Council and subject to satisfactory completion of employment checks.