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To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 November 2022.
The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 9 November 2022 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.
Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.
No declarations of interest were made.
Public Question Time
Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair and Executive Councillors on any matters within the powers and duties of the Executive, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice. (Questions must be submitted no later than 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided. These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions)
Members of the public were invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.
No public questions were submitted.
Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test
To consider whether it is in the public to exclude the public during consideration of agenda item 4 and 5 which contains information “not for publication by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
RESOLVED – That in order to prevent the disclosure of information which was not for publication relating to an individual as defined in Category 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the disclosure of which would not be in the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 – ‘Appointment of Director of Education, Work and Skills’ (see Minute 6 below) and Agenda item 6 – ‘Senior Leadership Arrangements Update’ (see Minute 6 below).
Senior Leadership Arrangements Update
To consider a report of the Chief Executive.
The Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on senior leadership arrangements within the Council.
RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted.
(2) That the decision of the Chief Executive, detailed at Section 2.3 of the report, taken in line with the delegations approved by the Appointments Committee at its meeting on 31 October 2022 in relation to the Senior Leadership Framework, be noted.
(3) That approval be given to the recommendation detailed at Section 5.1 of the report.
Appointment of Director, Education, Work and Skills
To consider a report a report of the Chief Executive.
The committee interviewed one candidate for the post of Director for Education, Work and Skills.
RESOLVED – That Tim Bowman be appointed to the post of Director for Education, Work and Skills.