Agenda and minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 30 July 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

    Minutes:

    There were no apologies.

     

    In attendance

     

    Daniel Yates, Lead for Finance, Brighton & Hove City Council

    Nick Bennett East, Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Resources, East Sussex County Council

     

    Adrian Stockbridge, Head of Strategy Performance and Change

    Kevin Foster, Chief Operating Officer, Orbis Partnership

    Leigh Whitehouse, Executive Director of Resources

    Ross Pike, Committees Business Manager

    Tina Ohagwa, Interim HR Business Partner

     

2/19

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

    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

    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 paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

4/19

APPOINTMENT OF HEAD OF STRATEGY, PERFORMANCE AND CHANGE (Transform, Partnership & Prosperity)

    The Appointments Sub-Committee is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Head of Strategy, Performance and Change.

     

    The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Head of Strategy, Performance and Change. 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:

     

    Adrian Stockbridge, Head of Strategy Performance and Change

    Kevin Foster, Chief Operating Officer, Orbis Partnership

    Leigh Whitehouse, Executive Director of Resources

    Ross Pike, Committees Business Manager

    Tina Ohagwa, Interim HR Business Partner

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1. Interviews were conducted by a Sub-Committee of the People, Performance and Development Committee for the position of Head of Strategy, Performance and Change (Transform, Partnership & Prosperity. During the interview, Members asked a series of set questions to each candidate.

     

    1. Following the end of the interviews, Members discussed the performance of the candidates in detail and agreed that Nicola Neal demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be Head of Strategy, Performance and Change (Transform, Partnership & Prosperity).

     

    Actions/ further information to be provided:

     

    None

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The People, Performance and Development Committee agreed to appoint Nicola Neal to the role of Head of Strategy, Performance and Change (Transform, Partnership & Prosperity).

     

5/19

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.

    Minutes:

    It was agreed that the information in relation to the Part 2 items discussed at the meeting would remain exempt.

     

    Meeting ended at: 3:55 pm