Agenda and minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee
Friday, 10 May 2019 10.00 am, NEW

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

Contact: Vickie Neal 

Items
No. Item

1/19

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

2/19

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.

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 the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

4/19

Senior Appointment of a Director for Community Protection and Emergencies

    The People, Performance and Development is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Director for Community Protection and Emergencies.

     

    The shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role Director for Community Protection and Emergencies. 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:

     

    Jason Russell – Executive Director for Highways, Transport and Environment

    Chloe Stokes – Manager, Operations

    Vickie Neal – Democratic Services Assistant

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1. The Appointments Sub-Committee conducted final interviews for the role of Director for Community Protection and Emergencies (Chief Fire 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 agreed that Steve Owen-Hughes clearly demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be Director for Community Protection and Emergencies (Chief Fire Officer) at Surrey County Council.

     

    Actions/ further information to be provided:

     

    None

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The Appointments Sub-Committee agreed to appoint Steve Owen-Hughes to the position of Director for Community Protection and Emergencies (Chief Fire Officer)

     

5/19

PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS