Agenda and minutes

Pension Board
Thursday, 15th November, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: F12 - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Annette Wiles 0208 8726 6000 x64877  Email: annette.wiles@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

54/18

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2018 as an accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 18 October 2018 were agreed as an accurate record. It was noted that Kevin Cullen’s name would be amended to be correctly stated.

55/18

Disclosure of Interests

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 interest made.

 

The Chair reported he had taken advice regarding the management of conflicts of interest. This had clarified that conflicts were to be managed but not necessarily avoided. The Chair reminded the members of the Pension Board that its role was to look after the interests of the administering body of the Pension Fund by ensuring proper governance, advice and safeguards.

 

 

 

56/18

Urgent Business (if any)

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

 

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

57/18

London Borough of Croydon Pension Fund Property Transfer Proposal pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To enable the Members of the Board to consider and comment on the Property Transfer Proposal prior to its consideration by the Pension Committee.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was agreed to take all discussion of the Property Transfer Proposal in Part B of the agenda.

58/18

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:

“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.

 

59/18

London Borough of Croydon Pension Fund Property Transfer Proposal (Part B)

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Board resolved to give authority to the Chair to write to the Pension Fund administrator on its behalf detailing the points raised regarding the Property Transfer Proposal.