Agenda and minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee - Thursday, 27 June 2019 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Vickie Neal 

Items
No. Item

1/19

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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    Minutes:

    There were none.

2/19

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

     

    Notes:

    ·         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.

     

    Minutes:

    There were none.

3/19

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 paragraph 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.

4/19

APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DISABILITIES

    The People, Performance and Development is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Assistant Director of Disabilities.

     

    The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Assistant Director of Disabilities. 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:

     

    Simon White – Executive Director for Adult Social Care

    Jo Donoghue – Strategic Business Partner

    Vickie Neal – Democratic Services Assistant

     

    Key points raised in the discussion:

     

    1.    The Appointments Sub-Committee conducted final interviews for the rol of Assistant Director of Disabilities at Surrey County Council. Two candidates were put forward to interview. During the interviews, candidates responded to a number of set questions asked by the Committee.

    2.    Following an in-depth discussion on the performance of the candidates, the Committee agreed that Steve Hook displayed the skills and experience necessary for the role of Assistant Director of Disabilities.

     

    Actions / further information to be provided:

     

    None.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The Appointments Sub-Committee agreed to appoint Steve Hook to the position of Assistant Director of Disabilities.

5/19

PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS

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    To consider whether the item considered under Part 2 of the agenda should be made available to the Press and public.

    Minutes:

    It was agreed that the information in relation to Part 2 items discussed at the

    meeting would remain exempt.