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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS
There were none.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.
· In line with the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, declarations may relate to the interest of the member, or the member’s spouse or civil partner, or a person with whom the member is living as husband or wife, or a person with whom the member is living as if they were civil partners and the member is aware they have the interest.
· Members need only disclose interests not currently listed on the Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.
· Members must notify the Monitoring Officer of any interests disclosed at the meeting so they may be added to the Register.
· Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.
There were none.
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 paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.
PART TWO – IN PRIVATE
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 paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.
Senior Appointment of Director of Engagement
The People, Performance and Development is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Director of Engagement.
The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Director of Engagement. 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.
This item is being considered by the Appointments Sub-Committee under Special Urgency Procedures as detailed within the Council’s Constitution. The Chairman of the Committee has agreed to consider this item under Special Urgency Procedures on the grounds that it is important to have a Director of Engagement in post as soon as possible given the significant challenges facing the Council and the imminent departure of the Council’s Head of Communications.
Declarations of interest:
Andrew Baird, Democratic Service Officer
Michael Coughlin, Executive Director Customer, Digital and Transformation
Tina Ohagwa, Interim HR Business Partner
Key points raised during the discussion:
Actions/ further information to be provided:
The People, Performance and Development Committee did not appoint the candidate to the role Director of Engagement and agreed to restart the process of recruiting a new Director of Engagement for Surrey County Council.
PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS
To consider whether the item considered under Part 2 of the agenda should be made available to the Press and public.
It was agreed that the information in relation to the Part 2 items discussed at the meeting would remain exempt.