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An apology for absence was received from Cllr Ian Thorn.
Minutes of Previous Meeting
To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 6 July 2018 (copy
To approve and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 6 July 2018.
Declaration of Interests
To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.
There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting.
There were no Chairman’s announcements.
The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public.
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To receive any questions from members of the public or members of the Council received in accordance with the constitution.
Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named on the front of this agenda no later than 5pm on Wednesday 18 July 2018 in order to be guaranteed of a written response. In order to receive a verbal response questions must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday 20 July 2018. Please contact the officer named on the front of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.
Details of any questions received will be circulated to Committee members prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.
No members of the public were present.
Any other items of business, which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered as a matter of urgency. Urgent items of a confidential nature may be considered under Part II of this agenda.
There were no urgent items of business.
Exclusion of the Public
To consider passing the following resolution:-
To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Item No. 8 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.
To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Minute No. 63 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.
Appointment of Director, Education & Skills
A confidential report will be circulated.
The Committee conducted an interview and selection process to appoint to the role of Director, Education & Skills.
After discussion, it was,
To appoint Helean Hughes to the post of Director, Education and Skills, with a start date to be confirmed in due course, subject to consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Members in accordance with paragraph 5(2) of the Officer Employment Procedure Rules.