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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions
The Sub-Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.
Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of the Council’s Chief Executive (Ian Davidson) who had been unable to attend due to other Council business.
Declarations of Interest
Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.
There were none on this occasion.
Exclusion of Press and Public
The Sub-Committee is asked to consider the following resolution:
“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 4 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, as amended, of the Act.”
It was moved by Councillor Calver, seconded by Councillor G V Guglielmi and:
RESOLVED that, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 4 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, as amended, of the Act.
Appointment of Assistant Directors
To enable the Sub-Committee to notify the Head of People, Performance and Projects of the name of the persons to whom the posts of Assistant Directors are to be offered and any other matter relevant to the appointments.
Having interviewed the candidates for the posts of Assistant Directors:-
It was moved by Councillor G V Guglielmi, seconded by Councillor Chapman and unanimously:-
(i) the Head of People, Performance and Projects be notified of the names of the persons to whom the posts of Assistant Directors are to be offered; and
(ii) Council Procedure Rule 20.1 be suspended in order to delegate authority to the Head of Governance and Legal Services & Monitoring Officer to approve the draft minutes as an accurate record of the meeting, after consultation with the Members of the Sub-Committee Panel.
NOTE: The Sub-Committee Panel was aware that no formal offers of appointment could be made until the provisions of Officer Employment Procedure Rule 5 had been complied with. Rule 5(b) allowed for a three day period in which the Leader of the Council, on behalf of the Cabinet, could object to one or more of the proposed appointments. If such an objection(s) was/were lodged the Sub-Committee Panel would be required to reconvene and satisfy itself that such objection(s) was/were neither material nor well-founded.