Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee
Wednesday, 15th December, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, 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 14 October 2021.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 October 2021 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 they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the committee, 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)

Minutes:

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.

4.

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whether it is in the public to exclude the public during consideration of agenda item 5 which contains information “not for publication by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local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).

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That in order to prevent the disclosure of information which was not for publication relating to an individual as defined in Category 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the disclosure of which would not be in the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 – ‘Recruitment of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service – Final Interviews’.

5.

Council Meeting Procedure Rule 9 (Duration of Meeting)

Minutes:

The Chair requested that the Committee gave consideration to the continuation of proceedings beyond the four hours provided for in Council Meeting Procedure Rule 9.1 (Duration of Meeting) in the eventuality that this was necessary, in order to ensure that the Committee was able to give full and detailed consideration to each of the candidates to be interviewed as part of agenda item 5.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED - That the provisions of Council Meeting Procedure Rule 9.1 (Duration of Meeting) be not invoked in the eventuality that the meeting was in session for four hours.

Item 'Not for publication'

6.

Recruitment of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service - Final Interviews

Minutes:

The Committee interviewed three candidates for the post of Chief Executive/ Head of Paid Service.

7.

Adjournment

Minutes:

At 12.40 pm it was

 

RESOLVED – That the meeting be adjourned.

 

The meeting reconvened at 1.15 pm

8.

Recruitment of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service - Final Interviews (continued)

Minutes:

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That the Council Meeting be recommended to appoint Caroline Simpson to the post of Chief Executive/ Head of Paid Service.