Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

12/22

Roll Call of Members Present, Apologies for Absence and Members' Declarations of Interest

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of Interest.

     

13/22

Appointment of Chair of the Committee for the ensuing year (the Chair and Vice Chair are required by the constitution to be from separate sides. The Members held the Chair of the Committee last).

    Minutes:

    The Interim Chief Executive opened the meeting and presided over the election of a new Chair.

     

    A motion to approve Mark Anderson (Staff Committee) as Chair of the Committee was moved, seconded, put to the vote and carried.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    To appoint Mark Anderson as Chair of the Local Joint Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

     

14/22

Appointment of Vice Chair of the Committee for the ensuing year

    Minutes:

    A motion to approve Cllr Chris Furness as Vice Chair of the Committee was moved and seconded.  The motion was put to the vote and carried.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    To appoint Cllr Chris Furness as Vice Chair of the Local Joint Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

     

15/22

Appointment of Secretary of the Committee

    Minutes:

    A motion to appoint Andrea McCaskie, Interim Chief Executive and Head of Law as Secretary to the Committee was moved, seconded, put to the vote and carried.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    To appoint Andrea McCaskie, Interim Chief Executive and Head of Law, as Secretary of the Local Joint Committee for the ensuing municipal year.

     

16/22

Minutes of Previous Meeting held on 22 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 316 KB

    Minutes:

    The minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2019 were approved as a correct record. 

     

17/22

Urgent Business

    Minutes:

    There was no urgent business.

     

18/22

Public Participation

    To note any questions or to receive any statements, representations, deputations and petitions which relate to the published reports on Part A of the Agenda.

    Minutes:

    There were no members of the public present to make representations to the Committee.

     

19/22

Investors in People Accreditation (TR) pdf icon PDF 560 KB

    Minutes:

    The report was introduced by the Head of People Management.  It had been hoped that the full Investors in People (IIP) report would be ready to present to committee but the report had been delayed.  The Head of People Management provided an update on what had been happening, including a presentation on the IIP journey so far.

     

    Including:

    ·         Identifying and adopting core values

    ·         Setting up of arecognition scheme to underpin our values and behaviours, and arranging a One Team celebration day

    ·         Equality/Diversity/Inclusion work, looking across the Authority including Members.

    ·         Health & Wellbeing including regular emails to staff from HR with tips to help maintain health & wellbeing.

     

    A meeting was held with the IIP Assessor in February prior to the departure of Sarah Fowler to capture her insights of leading the Authority and the IIP journey we have been on. This was followed by two online IIP questionnaires to all staff.  took place In March, it was the We invest in People questionnaire and in April, the We invest in wellbeing questionnaire. Both questionnaires were anonymous.  The Management Team have met with the Assessor after some initial findings from the questionnaires to enable the Assessor to tease out and understand some of the issues that had been highlighted.

    Although the IIP Report was not yet available the Assessor had indicated that the Authority had achieved ‘Established’ or ‘Silver’ status which will be confirmed by the report. Only 15% of all organisations assessed by the IIP achieve Silver.

     

    Members congratulated all those involved in obtaining a higher status of ‘Established’.

     

    The recommendation to note the report was moved, seconded, put to the vote and carried.

     

    RESOLVED

     

    To note the report and support future ‘One Team’ initiatives.

     

     

     

     

20/22

Exempt information S100(A) Local Government Act 1972

    The Committee is asked to consider, in respect of the exempt item, whether the

    public should be excluded from the meeting to avoid the disclosure of Exempt

    Information.

     

    Draft Motion:

     

    That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item No. 10 to avoid disclosure of Exempt Information under S100 (A) (4) Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A, Paragraph 2 “Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual”.

    Minutes:

    RESOVLED:

     

    That the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 10 to avoid disclosure of Exempt Information under S100 (A) (4) Local Government Act 1972, Schedule 12A, Paragraph 2 “information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual”

     

    The Committee considered the Exempt Minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2019.

     

     

21/22

Exempt Minutes of previous meeting held on 22 November 2019

    Minutes:

    The Exempt minutes of the last meeting held on 22 November 2019 were approved as a correct record.