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No. Item

92.

Membership

To note under the provisions of the formula membership the attendance of the following nominees:

 

Original Member

Nominee Member Attending

Councillor Sue Anderson

Councillor Christine Robson

Councillor Susan Hall

Councillor Paul Osborn

 

FOR INFORMATION

Minutes:

RESOLVED: To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly appointed nominated Members:

 

Ordinary Member

Nominated Member

 

Councillor Sue Anderson

Councillor Christine Robson

Councillor Susan Hall

Councillor Paul Osborn

 

93.

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.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  To note that there were no declarations of interests made by Members.

94.

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That the minutes of the meeting of the Chief Officers’ Employment Panel held on 27 June 2017 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

A Member stated that the minutes did not reflectthe concerns expressed in relation to the budget provision for the proposal and that no explanation/clarification had been provided. 

 

RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 27 June 2017 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

RESOLVED ITEMS

95.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business, on the grounds that they involve 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 Nos

 

Title

Description of Exempt Information

5

Severance Payment of £100,000 or Greater

Information under paragraph 1 (contains information relating to any individuals) and paragraph 3 (information relating to the financial and business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)).

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That in accordance with Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item for the reasons set out below:

 

Item

Title

 

Reason

5.

Severance Payment of £100,000 or Greater

Information under paragraph 1 (contains information relating to any individual) and under paragraph 3 (contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

96.

Severance Payment of £100,000 or Greater

Report of the Corporate Director, People

Minutes:

The Corporate Director, People, introduced the confidential report which sought approval to a severance payment where the total amount exceeded £100,000.

 

The Corporate Director reported the Medium Term Financial Strategy savings in relation to the Adults Commissioning Team in 2016/17 and 2017/18 and advised that the Adults and Children’s commissioning teams had been bought together to form the People Services Strategic Commissioning Team.  In order to meet the savings target there had been formal consultation with staff on the deletion and re-grading of a number of posts which had resulted in four requests for voluntary redundancy, three of which had been agreed and one that was subject to the Panel’s approval.

 

A Member sought clarification on the number of staff affected by the consultation.

 

RESOLVED:  That the payment of the contractual and statutory payments to the employee, as set out in the report, be approved.