Agenda and minutes

Staffing Committee - Thursday, 30th March, 2023 4.00 pm

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No. Item


Appointment of Chairman

To appointment a Chairman for the meeting.


It was proposed by Cllr J Somper seconded by Cllr B Ezzard




That Cllr P Wharf be elected Chairman for the meeting.



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 Interim Corporate Director for Adult Care Operations pdf icon PDF 125 KB

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


The committee considered a report setting out the internal selection process for the appointment of an Interim Corporate Director for Adult Social Care Operations. 


Member noted that the appointment would be on an interim basis to provide continuity of leadership while an external recruitment exercise was carried out.


It was proposed by Cllr E Ezzard seconded by Cllr J Somper




That Julia Ingram be appointed Interim Corporate Director for Adult Social Care Operations for a period of 6 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 were no urgent items to report.


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 3 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 is no scheduled exempt business for this meeting.


There was no exempt business to report.