Agenda and minutes

Joint Staff Committee
Tuesday, 3 April 2018 1.30 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 2, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB

Items
No. Item

31.

Declaration of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.

 

Minutes:

None.

32.

Exclusion of the public

Purpose: to consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following item of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

(i) it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

(ii) the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following item of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

i.      it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

ii.     the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

33.

Appointment of head of community services

To make an appointment to the head of community services post.

 

Minutes:

The committee was advised that, under the Local Government Act 1972, local authorities were required to give five clear days notice of a meeting. In light of the special circumstances, that a delay in the appointment process could lead to the withdrawal of a candidate(s) from the process, the chairman stated that she was of the view that the meeting should proceed without five clear days notice. The committee agreed with this view.

 

Further to its meeting on 27 March 2018 the committee continued its deliberations on the appointment to the head of community services post.

 

RESOLVED: to appoint Donna Jones as the head of community services.