Employment Committee (January 2018)
Part 1: Public
Items to be considered when members of the public are likely to be present
1. Election of Chair
2. Appointment of Vice Chair
3. Apologies for Absence
4. Declarations of Interest
All Members are reminded that they must disclose any interests they know they have in items of business on the meeting’s agenda and that they must do so at this point on the agenda or as soon as they become aware of the interest. If the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest they are also obliged to notify the Monitoring Officer within 28 days of the meeting.
5. Public Questions
Any member of the public may ask a question or make a statement at this point in the meeting. Each person has two minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes is allotted to public questions/statements, which must be about matters for which the Committee is responsible. The Chair may disallow a question if it is offensive, substantially the same as another question or requires disclosure of exempt or confidential information.
Part 2: Closed
To consider whether to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the following matters, which contain exempt information within the category of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act indicated:
6. Interview of Shortlisted Applicants for Post of Chief Executive
7. Decision on the Appointment of the Chief Executive
Category: Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (Information relating to an individual)
Public interest statement: It is not in the public interest to release information on items 6 and 7 as it concerns the interests and circumstances of individuals who have an expectation that such information would not normally be released to the public. To do otherwise would establish a precedent for the future treatment of personal information and may harm the Committee’s objective assessment of the suitability of each candidate.
Part 1: Public
After the consideration of Items 6 and 7 the Committee will re-open the meeting to the public for Item 8