Agenda and minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee - Monday, 6 January 2020 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Vickie Neal 

Items
No. Item

1/20

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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    Minutes:

    None received.

2/20

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:

    None received.

3/20

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 paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

     

4/20

Senior Appointment of Chief Digital Offer (Surrey & Surrey Heartlands)

    The People, Performance and Development Committee (PPDC) Appointments Sub-Committee is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Chief Digital Officer.

     

    The shortlisted candidate will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Chief Digital Officer. 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:

     

    Michael Coughlin, Executive Director for Transformation, Partnership & Prosperity

    Chloe Stokes, HR Representative

    Joss Butler, Committee Manager

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1. The interview was conducted by a Sub-Committee of the People, Performance and Development Committee for the position of Chief Digital Officer. During the interview, Members asked a series of set questions.

     

    1. Following the end of the interview, Members discussed the performance of the candidate in detail and agreed that Katherine Church demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be Chief Digital Officer.

     

    Actions/ further information to be provided:

     

    None

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The People, Performance and Development Committee agreed to appoint Katherine Church to the role of Chief Digital Officer.

     

5/20

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 the Part 2 items discussed at the meeting would remain exempt.