Human Resources Committee
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 3.00 p.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber

Contact: Una Bell 

No. Item




To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 26 March 2019 (copy attached).


Minutes of Appeals Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Appeals Sub-Committee held on 6 June 2019 (copy attached) and for the Chairman of the appropriate Sub-Committees to sign, as a correct record.


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.


Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

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


Constitution of the Joint Consultative Panel

To consider endorsement of the changes to the Constitution of the Joint Consultative Panel (JCP).


The JCP Constitution has been updated to reflect the change in portfolio title to Customer and Commercial Services and People and, following Customer Connect Phase One, the change to the Management Representative job title to Director of Strategy, Innovation and Resources. 


At its meeting on 20 August 2019, the Joint Consultative Panel was requested to approve the change to the Constitution to provide for the Vice Chairman of the Human Resources Committee to be the second Member Representative on the Panel and for the Human Resources Committee to be consulted and requested to accept the proposed change.


Sickness Absence Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 589 KB

To consider the Annual Report on Employee Sickness Absence for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.



Mental Wellbeing at Work Policy pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider the Mental Wellbeing at Work Policy.

Additional documents:


Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)


Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee

To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee held on 17 April 2019.


Joint Consultative Panel

To receive the notes of the meeting of the Joint Consultative Panel held on 12 March 2019.


The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Award

To consider the request for paid leave under the SLDC Exceptional Special Leave, Secondment and Learning and Development Policies.