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Items
No. Item

252.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr Dudley, Cllr Coppinger and Cllr Werner.  Councillors Hilton, Story and Reynolds attended as substitutes.

253.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To receive any declarations of interest

Minutes:

Cllr Story declared a personal interest as his wife worked for RBWM, the monitoring officer had informed him that he could stay and take participate in the meeting.  Officers declared personal interests in item 8 as the report considered potential staff changes.

254.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider the Part I minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019

Minutes:

Resolved unanimously: that the Part I minutes of the meeting on 19 March 2019 be approved.

 

In response to questions the Panel were informed that there would be an action plan arising from the staff survey and member engagement that would be brought to the Panel.

255.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To consider the terms of reference of the Employment and Member Standards Panel.

Minutes:

The Head of HR and Corporate Projects informed Members that as this was the first meeting of the municipal year the Panel Terms of reference had been included as an agenda item. 

 

There were two main purposes of the Panel one covering officers and employees and the other covering Member standards.

 

In relation to the officers or employees of the Council there were eleven areas under the Panels remit covering such things as to approve significant revisions to staffing, to approve new or significant changes to employment policies and a number of staff relation / pay and rewards issues.

 

With regards to relation to the Members of the Council there were six areas under the Panels remit mainly covering areas under the Members Code of Conduct such as to promote and maintain high standards of conduct by Members, to monitor the operation of the code and to present a report to Council regarding Member standards.

 

The Panel noted the terms of reference.

 

 

 

 

256.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 - EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

To consider passing the following resolution:-

 

“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting whilst discussion takes place on items 6-8 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1-7 of part I of Schedule 12A of the Act"

Minutes:

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local

Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting whilst discussion takes place on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1-7 of part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.

257.

Minutes

To consider the Part II minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2019

Minutes:

Resolved unanimously: that the Part II minutes of the meeting on 19 March 2019 be approved.

 

258.

Appointment of Head of Housing Services

To consider the report.

259.

Senior Management Restructure

To consider the report.