Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Forum, Moat Lane, Towcester, Northants NN12 6AD

Contact: Natasha Clark / Lesley Farrell, Democratic and Elections  Email: natasha.clark@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk / Email: lesley.farrell@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

23.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

24.

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To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 22 October 2018.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 22 October 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

25.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s Announcements.

26.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any items of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

27.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The following item of business contains exempt information as defined in the following paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of Local Government Act 1972.

 

1             Information relating to any individual

 

2             Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual

 

3             Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

4             Information relating to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations or negotiations, in connection with any labour relations matter arising between the authority or a Minister of the Crown and employees of, or office holders under, the authority.

 

Members are reminded that whilst the following item has been marked as exempt, it is for the meeting to decide whether or not to consider it in private or in public. In making the decision, members should balance the interests of individuals or the Council itself in having access to the information. In considering their discretion members should also be mindful of the advice of Council Officers.

 

Should Members decide not to make a decision in public, they are recommended to pass the following recommendation:

 

“That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, on the grounds that they could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 12A of that Act and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business, on the grounds that they could involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Schedule 12A of that Act and that in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

28.

Revisions to Single Management Structure for South Northamptonshire Council

Exempt report of Chief Executive

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted an exempt report which presented a slight revision to the single management structure for South Northamptonshire Council.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That the slightly revised senior management structure be agreed.

 

(2)      That the position with regard to filling the senior management structure agreed by the Committee on 17 October 2018 be noted.

 

(3)      That the proposed staff structure amendments, designed to ensure the continuity in provision of high quality services, as well as provide sufficient capacity at senior management level to properly progress Local Government Reorganisation in Northamptonshire be noted

 

(4)      That the senior management structure be increased by one (net) additional Assistant Director post.

 

(5)      That the current organisational change policies be used to ensure fair and effective implementation of the senior management structure be noted.