Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee
Monday, 15th October, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Room F5, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX

Contact: Simon Trevaskis
020 8726 4840  Email: simon.trevaskis@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

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Election of Chairman

Minutes:

Councillor Simon Hall proposed Councillor Alisa Flemming be Chair of the Appointments Committee and Councillor Shafi Khan seconded the motion.

 

RESOLVED: That Councillor Alisa Flemming be Chair of the Appointments Committee.

2/18

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from members of the Committee.

Minutes:

There were none.

3/18

Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality in excess of £50. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Business Manager at the start of the meeting. The Chairman will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 2. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

 

Minutes:

There were none.

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Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice from the Chair of any business not on the Agenda which should, in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

 

Minutes:

Thre were none.

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Exempt Items

To confirm the allocation of business between Part A and Part B of the Agenda.

Minutes:

The allocation of business was noted.

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Appointment to Director of Early Help and Children's Social Care pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That

 

1.    The salary package of Director of Early Help and Children’s Social Care of £117,300 per annum under the Localism Act 2011 be agreed; and

 

2.    The Committee undertake the selection for and agree an appointment to the post of Director of Early Help and Children’s Social Care from the candidates detailed in the Part B appendices to the agenda. Any appointment to be subject to the appointment notification process as set out in section 3.4 of part 4J of the Council’s Constitution (Staff Employment Procedure Rules.

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[The following motion is to be moved and seconded as the “camera resolution” where it is proposed to move into part B of a meeting]

That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, 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 exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

Minutes:

The following motion was moved by Councillor Simon Hall and seconded by Councillor Alisa Flemming to exclude the press and public:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

 

The motion was put and it was agreed by the Committee to exclude the press and public for the remainder of the meeting.

 

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Appointment to Director of Early Help and Children's Social Care

Minutes:

The Committee AGREED to appoint Nick Pendry to the role of Director of Early Help and Children’s Social Care.