Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Sub-Committee
Monday, 26 November 2018 1.30 pm

Venue: Room G44, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN

Contact: Andrew Baird  0208 541 7609

Items
No. Item

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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

2/18

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.

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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.

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Senior Appointment of Director of Law and Governance

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

     

    The shortlisted candidate will be interviewed by the Committee. The Committee will then discuss and, if appropriate appoint to the role of Director of Law and Governance. 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:

     

    Andrew Baird, Democratic Service Officer

    Jackie Foglietta, Interim Head of HR & OD

    Tracie Evans, Executive Director Economy, Growth and Commercial

     

    Key points raised during the discussion:

     

    1. An interview was conducted by a Sub-Committee of the People, Performance and Development Committee for the position of Director of Law and Governance for Surrey County Council. During the interview, the candidate delivered a presentation to the Committee after which Members asked a series of questions on the presentation. The candidate then responded to a number of set questions asked by the Committee.

     

    1. Following the end of the interview, Members discussed the performance of the candidates in detail and agreed that John Scarborough clearly demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be Director of Law and Governance for Surrey County Council.

     

    Actions/ further information to be provided:

     

    None

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    The People, Performance and Development Committee agreed to appoint John Scarboorugh to the role of Director for Law and Governance for Surrey County Council.

     

     

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PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS