Agenda, decisions and minutes

Staffing Committee - Monday, 7th February, 2022 3.15 pm

Venue: Committee Room 5 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Items
No. Item

22.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

Minutes:

In the interest of transparency all Members declared that they knew the current post holders.

 

ACTION: City Solicitor

23.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Yusuf Patel - 01274 434579)

 

Minutes:

There were no appeals submitted by the public to review decisions to restrict

documents.

 

24.

APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR LEGAL GOVERNANCE (PREVIOUSLY REFERRED TO AS CITY SOLICITOR) & DIRECTOR WEST YORKSHIRE PENSION FUND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COUNCIL'S CONSTITUTION AND PAY POLICY STATEMENT pdf icon PDF 370 KB

The Chief Executive will submit a report (Document “C”) which seeks approval from Staffing Committee to delegate to an Appointments Panel the authority to appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance in accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy Statement.

 

Recommended –

 

That Staffing Committee approve the proposals:

 

(1)       To appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance in    accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy            Statement.

 

(2)       To appoint to the position of Director WYPF in accordance with            the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy Statement.

 

(3)       To delegate to an Appointments Panel, the responsibility to       appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance and   Director WYPF and that the Panel comprise three Elected          Members (two Labour and one Conservative) with the      membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and            Leader of the Conservative Group (and shall include at least one            Member of Executive).

 (Anne Lloyd - 07976 163200)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That to appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance in        accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy     Statement be approved.

 

(2)       That to appoint to the position of Director WYPF in accordance            with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy Statement be          approved.

 

(3)       That authority be delegated to an Appointments Panel, the         responsibility to appoint to the position of Director of Legal   Governance and that the Panel comprise three Elected Members   (two Labour and one Conservative) with the membership to be on       the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the     Conservative Group (and shall include at least one Member of Executive).

 

(4)       That authority be delegated to an Appointments Panel, the         responsibility to appoint to the position of Director WYPF and that the Panel comprise five Elected Members (two Labour, one    Conservative and one Liberal Democrat) with the membership to         be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the    Conservative and also the Liberal Democrat Group (and shall      include at least one Member of Executive).

 

ACTION: Director of Human Resources / City Solicitor

 

 (Anne Lloyd - 07976 163200)

 

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report (Document “C”) which sought approval from Staffing Committee to delegate to an Appointments Panel the authority to appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance and Director West Yorkshire Pension Fund in accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy Statement.

 

The Human Resources Director explained how the recruitment process will be undertaken as well as alluding to the timetable for shortlisting and final interviews.

 

Resolved –

 

(1)       That to appoint to the position of Director of Legal Governance in        accordance with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy     Statement be approved.

 

(2)       That to appoint to the position of Director WYPF in accordance            with the Council’s Constitution and Pay Policy Statement be          approved.

 

(3)       That authority be delegated to an Appointments Panel, the         responsibility to appoint to the position of Director of Legal   Governance and that the Panel comprise three Elected Members   (two Labour and one Conservative) with the membership to be on       the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the     Conservative Group (and shall include at least one Member of Executive).

 

(4)       That authority be delegated to an Appointments Panel, the         responsibility to appoint to the position of Director WYPF and that the Panel comprise five Elected Members (two Labour, one    Conservative and one Liberal Democrat) with the membership to         be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the    Conservative and also the Liberal Democrat Group (and shall      include at least one Member of Executive).

 

ACTION: Director of Human Resources / City Solicitor