Agenda and minutes

People, Performance and Development Committee
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 10.30 am

Venue: G44, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DN

Contact: Vicky Hibbert 

Note: Please note revised start time of 10:30am 

Items
No. Item

22/19

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

23/19

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

    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.

    Minutes:

    There were none.

24/19

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

    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

    Minutes:

    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.

25/19

Senior Appointment of Executive Director for Resources

    Purpose of the report:  The People, Performance and Development is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Executive Director of Resources.

     

    The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Executive Director of Resources. This recommendation is subject to the notification of every Member of the Cabinet of the proposed appointment and their right of objection specified in the notification.

     

    Minutes:

    Declarations of interest:

     

    None

     

    Witnesses:

     

    Joanna Killian – Chief Executive

    Jackie Foglietta – Director of HR & OD

    Vickie Neal – Democratic Services Assistant

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1. The People, Performance and Development Committee conducted final interviews for the role of Executive Director for Resources (Section 151 Officer) at Surrey County Council. During the interview, the candidate responded to a number of set questions asked by the Committee.
    2. Following an in depth discussion on the performance of the candidate, the Committee selected Leigh Whitehouse as the person it is recommending that the County Council appoints to the role of Executive Director for Resources (Section 151 Officer).

     

    Actions/ further information to be provided:

     

    1.     A full report will be presented to Council on 21 May 2019 for appointment of Executive Director for Resources (Section 151 Officer).

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The People, Performance and Development Committee agreed to recommend Leigh Whitehouse to Full Council on 21 May 2019 as a suitable appointment to the role of Executive Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer).

26/19

PUBLICITY OF PART 2 ITEMS