Agenda and minutes

Staffing Committee - Thursday, 21st April, 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ. View directions

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No. Item


Election of Chairman


It was proposed by Cllr S Jones seconded by Cllr J Somper




That Cllr A Parry be appointed Chairman for the remainder of the meeting.



Cllr Parry in the Chair



To receive any apologies for absence.



No apologies for absence were received at the meeting.


Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interests as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct. In making their decision councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.


If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.



No declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests were made at the meeting.


Appointment of an Interim Corporate Director for Children's Services pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider the interview panel’s recommendation for the appointment of the above post.


The committee considered the interview panel’s recommendation for the above appointment. As a member of the cross-party selection panel Cllr S Jones proposed that Lisa Reid be appointed as the Interim Corporate Director for Children’s Services for a fixed term period of 12 months. This was second by Cllr J Somper.




That Lisa Reid be appointed to the post of the Interim Corporate Director for Children’s Services for a fixed term period of 12 months.


Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.



There are no urgent reports.


Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph x of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

There are no scheduled exempt items to report.


There was no exempt business.