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Items
No. Item

AGENDA - PART I

1.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)                 to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)               where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)             the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)              if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)               all Members of the Panel;

(b)               all other Members present.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 233 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 28 June 2017 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

4.

Public Questions, Petitions and Deputations

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

 

Questions will be asked in the order notice of them was received and there be a time limit of 15 minutes.

 

[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, Wednesday 13 September 2017.  Questions should be sent to publicquestions@harrow.gov.uk  

No person may submit more than one question].

5.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

6.

Deputations

To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.

7.

Performance Measurement Services pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Presentation from Karen Thrumble, Pensions and Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) Limited.

Additional documents:

8.

Information Report - Local Government Pension Scheme Pooling Arrangements Update pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Report of the Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

9.

Implementation of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Report of the Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

10.

Information Report - Quarterly Trigger Monitoring

Report of the Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

11.

Information Report - Annual Review of Internal Controls at Insight Investments pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Report of the Director of Finance.

12.

Pension Fund Committee - Update on Regular Items

Report of the Director of Finance.

Additional documents:

13.

Urgent Business pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with.

14.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve that 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 confidential information in breach of an obligation of confidence, or of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Agenda Item No

 

Title

Description of Exempt Information

15.

Investment Strategy Review

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

16.

Information Report - Investment Manager Monitoring 

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

17.

Information Report – Medium Term Cashflow

 

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

18.

Actuarial Contract Appointment

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

AGENDA - PART II

15.

Investment Strategy Review

Report of the Director of Finance.

16.

Information Report - Investment Manager Monitoring

Report of the Director of Finance.

17.

Information Report - Medium Term Cashflow

Report of the Director of Finance.

18.

Actuarial Contract Appointment

Report of the Director of Finance.

[Please note that Aon Hewitt, Advisers to the Fund, will be attending this meeting.]

* Data Protection Act Notice

The Council will audio record item 4 (Public Questions) and will place the audio recording on the Council’s website, which will be accessible to all.

 

[Note:  The questions and answers will not be reproduced in the minutes.]

Note:  In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following agenda items have been admitted late to the agenda by virtue of the special circumstances and urgency detailed below:-

 

Agenda item

Special Circumstances/Grounds for Urgency

10/12/15. Information report – Quarterly Trigger Monitoring/ Pension Fund Committee

 – Update on Regular Items/ Investment Strategy Review

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The reports were not available at the time the agenda was printed and circulated, as they were being consulted on.  Members are requested to consider these items, as a matter of urgency, to allow them to make decisions on these matters earlier rather than wait until the next meeting.