Agenda and draft minutes

People, Performance and Development Committee - Thursday, 20 August 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Remote

Contact: Joss Butler 

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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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    Apologies were received from Denise Turner-Stewart and Colin Kemp. Mary Lewis acted as a substitute for Colin Kemp and Julie Iles acted as a substitute for Denise Turner-Stewart.

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter

     

    (i)         Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

    (ii)        Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

     

    NOTES:

     

            Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest

            As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

            Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

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    There were none.

43/19

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

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    Recommendation: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government

    Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information under the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

     

     

     

    PART TWO – IN PRIVATE

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    RESOLVED: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information under the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

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Senior Appointment of Executive Director Children's Families and Lifelong Learning

    The People, Performance and Development Committee is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Executive Director Childrens Families and Lifelong Learning.

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    Declarations of interest:

     

    None

     

    Witnesses:

    Joanna Killian, Chief Executive

    Jacqueline Foglietta, Director – HR&OD

    Joss Butler, Committee Manager

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1.     The People, Performance and Development Committee conducted final interviews for the role of Executive Director for Children, Families and Lifelong Learning at Surrey County Council.

    2.     During the interview, the candidate responded to a number of set questions asked by the Committee. Following the end of the interview, Members discussed the performance of the candidate in detail and agreed that Rachael Wardell demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be Executive Director for Children, Families and Lifelong Learning.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The People, Performance and Development Committee agreed to appoint Rachael Wardell to the role of Executive Director for Children, Families and Lifelong Learning.