Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Committee
Tuesday, 28th May, 2019 9.00 am

Venue: F11 - Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon, CR10 INX. View directions

Contact: Annette Wiles 020 8726 6000 x64877  Email: annette.wiles@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2/18

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from members of the Committee

Minutes:

Councillor Newman gave his apologies. Councillor Butler attended in substitution.

 

Given Councillor Newman was unable to attend, the Members of the Committee agreed Councillor Butler would chair the meeting.

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 to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. 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 Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of pecuniary interests.  

4/18

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:

There was no urgent business.

5/18

Appointment to Director of the Violence Reduction Network pdf icon PDF 106 KB

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of the Violence Reduction Unit.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed the recommendations in the officer’s report:

              I.        Agreed the candidates for interview and subsequently agreed an appointment to the post of Director of the Violence Reduction Network from the candidates detailed in the Part B appendices to the agenda;

            II.        Noted the salary for the role had been assessed and agreed at £98,838 per annum; and

           III.        Any appointed was 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).

6/18

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder 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 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.”

Minutes:

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

 

“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.”

 

 

 

7/18

Appointment to Director of the Violence Reduction Unit (Part B)

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Director of the Violence Reduction Unit.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee agreed to appoint Sarah Hayward as the Director of the Violence Reduction Unit.