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RESOLVED that Councillor Jacq Paschoud be elected Chair for this meeting
None were declared.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on March 14 2019 be
confirmed and signed as a correct record.
Councillor Brown asked for further details of the delegation process should
permission be granted to delegate appointment powers to the Chief
Executive. The Director of Organisational Development and Human
Resources explained that while the decision would rest with the Chief
Executive, she was at liberty to take advice from officers or elected members.
The Chief Executive added that her preliminary view was that she would
involve the appropriate Cabinet member. Councillor Brown underlined the
current practice of senior officer appointments being made by both executive
and non executive councillors and asked if any informal elected member
consultation could be carried out on a bilateral basis involving equally
executive and non executive members. The Chief Executive indicated she
would be happy to operate on that basis ensuring parity of esteem.
(1) Should the Committee not appoint to the position of interim Executive
Director for Children and Young People in the confidential part of this meeting
authority be delegated to the Chief Executive to appoint an interim Executive
Director for Children and Young People, to cover the statutory role of Director
of Children’s Services (DCS) in advance of a permanent appointment being
(2) The permanent Executive Director for Children and Young People position
be advertised in December 2019 and go through the normal Appointments
Committee appointments process.
Councillor Brown received confirmation that this delegation would be
exercised on the same basis as that of the Interim Director of Children and
(1) authority be delegated to the Chief Executive to appoint an Interim Director
(2) the permanent Director for Regeneration position be re-advertised in the
New Year when better market conditions prevail, and go through the normal
Appointments Committee appointments process.
RESOLVED that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972,
the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of
business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt
information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of the Act,
and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public
interest in disclosing the information.
7. Appointment of Interim Executive Director Children & Young People
Appointment of Interim Executive Director of Child and Young People
RESOLVED that Pauline Maddison be appointed as Interim Executive
Director for Children & Young People.
The meeting closed at 4.20pm.