Agenda and minutes

Human Resources Committee
Tuesday, 9 October 2018 3.00 p.m.

Venue: Georgian Room, Kendal Town Hall

Contact: Una Bell 

Items
No. Item

HR/20

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To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 10 July 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Chairman be authorised to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 10 July 2018.

HR/21

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To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Appeals Sub-Committee held on 26 March 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting of the meeting of the Appeals Sub-Committee held on 26 March 2018 be received.

HR/22

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)

 

Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

 

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that no declarations of interest were raised.

HR/23

Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the items in Part II of the Agenda be dealt with following the exclusion of the press and public.

HR/24

Press and Public

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12 A of the Act as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 by virtue of the Paragraphs indicated.

HR/25

Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee

To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee held on 1 August 2018.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee held on 1 August 2018 be received.

HR/26

Consultation Document - Customer Connect

To consider the Customer Connect Consultation Document.

 

Please note that the Customer Connect Consultation Document Report contains sensitive information and hard copies will be circulated under separate cover.

Minutes:

Note – Due to the fact that the Directors’ roles were subject to review under the proposals for restructure, the Director of Policy and Resources (Monitoring Officer) left the room for this item of business.

 

The Committee gave consideration to a report outlining the proposed Customer Connect consultation document.  The report had been considered by the Joint Consultative Panel on the previous day.

 

RESOLVED – That

 

(1)        the consultation document, as attached to the report, be endorsed  and adopted as the restructure policy for progressing the Customer Connect Programme; and

 

(2)        the leadership arrangements which are due to be presented to Full  Council for approval be noted.