Agenda and minutes


Personnel Committee
Monday 22 October 2018 1.00 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Natasha Clark, Democratic and Elections  Email: natasha.clark@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

10.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

11.

Petitions and Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to submit petitions or to address the meeting.

 

Minutes:

There were no petitions or requests to address the meeting.

12.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

 

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

13.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 194 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 September 2018.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 12 September 2018 as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

14.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s announcements.

15.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

The following item of business contains exempt information as defined in the following paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of Local Government Act 1972.

 

1             Information relating to any individual

 

2             Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual

 

3             Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

4             Information relating to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations or negotiations, in connection with any labour relations matter arising between the authority or a Minister of the Crown and employees of, or office holders under, the authority.

 

Members are reminded that whilst the following item has been marked as exempt, it is for the meeting to decide whether or not to consider it in private or in public. In making the decision, members should balance the interests of individuals or the Council itself in having access to the information. In considering their discretion members should also be mindful of the advice of Council Officers.

 

Should Members decide not to make a decision in public, they are recommended to pass the following recommendation:

 

“That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, on the grounds that they could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 12A of that Act and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”

 

 

Minutes:

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, on the grounds that they could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 12A of that Act and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

16.

A Single Management Structure for Cherwell District Council

** Please note this report will follow as it is currently being reviewed and finalised and will be circulated to Personnel Committee members only **

 

Exempt report of Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted an exempt report which presented final recommendations for the implementation of a single management structure for Cherwell District Council following the process of formal staff consultation.

 

The Chief Executive introduced David Slatter, Penna, who had been supporting the process. 

 

Resolved

 

(1)            That the senior management structure (exempt annex to the Minutes as set out in the Minute Book) be agreed. 

 

(2)            As set out in the exempt minutes.

 

(3)            As set out in the exempt minutes.

 

(4)            That it be noted that current organisational changes policies had been used to ensure the fair and effective implementation of the restructure. 

 

(5)            As set out in the exempt minutes.