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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Council should declare any interests which fall under the following categories:

 

a)   disclosable pecuniary interests (DPI);

b)   other significant interests (OSI);

c)   voluntary announcements of other interests.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

2.

Minutes

To consider and approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2020.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 4 June 2020 were submitted, approved and signed by the Chairman.

3.

Appointment of the Joint Staff Consultative Panel

At the last meeting of the Committee on 4 June 2020, Councillors Monk, Brook and Shoob were appointed as members of the Joint Staff Consultative Panel for the municipal year 20/21. The constitution requires that the Panel be formed of the Leader of the Council, plus one Member from each political party.

 

It is therefore proposed that in addition to the appointments made at the last meeting, Councillors Keen and Prater also be appointed to the Panel.

Minutes:

At the last meeting of the Committee on 4 June 2020, Councillors Monk,

Brook and Shoob were appointed as members of the Joint Staff

Consultative Panel for the municipal year 20/21. The constitution requires

that the Panel be formed of the Leader of the Council, plus one Member

from each political party.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Mrs Ann Berry and

 

Resolved: To appoint Councillors Keen and Prater to the Joint Staff Consultative Panel.

 

(Voting: For 5; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

 

4.

Exclusion of the Public

To exclude the public for the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely to disclose exempt information, as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 –

 

‘Information relating to any individual.’

 

Part 2 – Exempt Information Item

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Nicola Keen and

 

Resolved: To exclude the public for the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely to disclose exempt information, as defined in

paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act

1972

 

‘Information relating to any individual.’

 

(Voting: For 5; Against 0; Abstentions 0)

5.

Removal of the Essential User Allowance

This report provides the committee with a proposal which removes the essential car user allowance and associated mileage rates for all staff (as per the commitment reached in the 2016/17 pay settlement), but also ensures that the few members of staff who do travel extensively across the district on council business are not heavily impacted in a negative way.

Minutes:

This report provides the committee with a proposal which removes the

essential car user allowance and associated mileage rates for all staff (as

per the commitment reached in the 2016/17 pay settlement), but also

ensures that the few members of staff who do travel extensively across the

district on council business are not heavily impacted in a negative way.

 

Proposed by Councillor David Monk

Seconded by Councillor Tim Prater and

 

Resolved:

1.         To receive and note Report P/20/06.

2.         To delay making the decision which removes the essential car user allowance and associated mileage rates for staff until officers provide further information taking into account member discussions.

3.         That a meeting of the Personnel Committee is held in January 2021, date to be confirmed.

 

(Voting: For 5; Against 0; Abstentions 0)