Agenda and minutes

Investigating Committee
Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 5.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Town Hall. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

Minutes:

A nomination for the position of Chair was received in respect of Councillor Pat Witherspoon.

 

RESOLVED that

 

Councillor Pat Witherspoon be appointed to Chair the Investigating Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

 

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4.

Exclusion of the Public

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting in relation to the following item of business on the grounds that exempt information is likely to be divulged:

 

“That under Section 100 1 of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following matter, on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 4 of part 1 of Schedule 12 (a) of the Act, as amended.

 

This paragraph is:

 

Subject to the “public interest” test, information relating to Paragraph 4 – labour relations matters.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

under S.100 I of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following matters on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) of the said Act, as amended:

 

This paragraph is:

 

Subject to the “public interest test”, information relating to Paragraph 4 – labour relations matters.

 

Minute 5 – Officer Employment Matter.

 

 

5.

Officer Employment Matter

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report in respect of an Officer employment matter.

 

[During consideration of this item Members discussed matters that necessitated the disclosure of exempt information. It was therefore agreed to exclude the press and public prior to any debate on the grounds that information would be revealed which to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations or negotiations, in connection with labour relations matters.]