Venue: Committee Room3 - Town Hall. View directions
Contact: Democratic Services
To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2011
The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 19 May 2011 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.
Declarations of Interest
Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.
The following interest was declared:-
Exclusion of the Public and Public Interest Test
To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the public during the consideration of the remaining agenda item relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority); the disclosure of which would not be fair and would therefore be in breach of Data Protection principles.
RESOLVED - That in order to prevent the disclosure of information which is not for publication relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person, the disclosure of which would not be fair and would therefore be in breach of Data Protection principles, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of agenda item 4 (Wider Leadership Team for Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council.
Wider Leadership Team for Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
To consider a report of the Chief Executive (To follow)
Officer contact: Eamonn Boyan, Chief Executive on 0161 474 3001
The Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which provided an update on changes to the senior management structure for the Council, and which made recommendations to further reduce the senior management structure and realign management responsibilities.
The Committee discussed the proposed structure and implications for the future leadership of the Council and sought assurances that the effectiveness of the revised structure would be reviewed and a further report submitted to the Committee.
RESOLVED – (1) That the progress made on implementation of the previous decisions of the Committee be noted.
(2) That the release of the current postholder on the grounds of maximising the efficiency of the service be approved.
(3) That the Chief Executive, in consultation with Group Leaders, be given delegated authority to take the actions necessary to achieve the proposed reduction, including determining and effecting the terms and conditions of redundancy arrangements and the resultant realignment of management responsibilities.
(4) That a report setting out progress on implementation of the new management arrangements be submitted to the Committee in three months, and a further report reviewing the effectiveness of the new structure be submitted to the Committee in six months.