Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee
Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Room 206, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 September 2019/

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 12 September 2019 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillors and Officers were invited to declare any interests which they had in any of the agenda items for the meeting.

 

The following interests were declared:-

 

Officer

Interest

 

 

Pam Smith

Agenda item 5 - ‘Chief Executive’s Update’ as a member of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

Personal Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mike Hurleston

Agenda item 5 - ‘Chief Executive’s Update’ as his wife was an employee of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Personal and Prejudicial Interests

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Mark Hunter, Mike Hurleston and Elise Wilson.

Agenda item 5 - ‘Chief Executive’s Update’ as members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

It was noted that the Standards Committee had approved a dispensation to enable those councillors who were members of the Board of the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation and who would otherwise have a personal and prejudicial interest in the matter being discussed to take part in the debate and vote at the meeting.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public to exclude the public during the consideration of Agenda Item 5 – ‘Chief Executive’s Update’ which contains information ‘not for publication’ by virtue of Paragraph 1 ‘Information relating to an individual’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That in order to prevent the disclosure of information which was not for publication relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority), the disclosure of which would not be in the public interest, would not be fair and would be in breach of Data Protection principles, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 5 ‘Chief Executive’s Update’ which contains information ‘not for publication by virtue of Paragraph 1 ‘Information relating to an individual’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (amended).

5.

Chief Executive's Update

To consider a report of the Chief Executive.

 

The purpose of this report is to provide an update to the Committee on progress on implementing senior leadership arrangements that ensures delivery of priorities and addresses risk in the Council. 

 

The Appointments Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Pam Smith on Tel: 474 3001 or email: pam.smith@stockport.gov.uk

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on progress implementing senior leadership arrangements that ensures delivery of priorities and addresses risk in the Council.

 

RESOLVED – That the following be noted:-

 

·         the implementation of the previously agreed proposals, with the timescales determined through the delegations to the Chief Executive

·         the proposal to permanently recruit the Director of Public Health

·         the interim leadership arrangements in place for the Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) and actions in place for a permanent appointment

·         the arrangements agreed by the Chief Executive that are being put in place, enabling Council leadership within the Health and Care system that supports emerging plans to achieve required improvements in the system for the benefit of the residents of Stockport.