Agenda, decisions and minutes

Appointment Panel - Tuesday, 5th April, 2022 1.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Yusuf Patel 

Items
No. Item

13.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

Recommended –

 

To appoint a Chair for the duration of this appointments process.

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That Councillor Hinchcliffe be appointed Chair for the duration of the appointments process.

14.

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:

No disclosures of interest in matters under consideration were received.

 

15.

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. 

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

Minutes:

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

 

16.

APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE POSITION OF DIRECTOR OF LEGAL & GOVERNANCE (PREVIOUSLY REFERRED TO AS CITY SOLICITOR) pdf icon PDF 153 KB

The Chief Executive will submit a report (Document “A”) which asks the Panel to consider, in accordance with the Council’s Officer Employment Procedure Rules the elements required for the search, assessment and appointment process for the recruitment to the position of Director of Legal & Governance.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Appointment Panel agrees the elements required for the        recruitment process to the post of Director of Legal & Governance     as briefly outlined in Section 2.4 to Document “A”. 

 

(2)       That the Appointment Panel delegates to the Chief Executive in           consultation with the chair of the Appointment Panel, the         responsibility to liaise directly with the search and selection          consultant, stakeholder participants if involved and technical   advisors to ensure an effective and efficient recruitment process.

 

(Anne Lloyd - 01274 437335)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the elements required for the recruitment process to the post of Director of Legal & Governance as briefly outlined in Section 2.4 to Document “A” be agreed. 

 

(2)       That the Appointment Panel delegates to the Chief            Executive in consultation with the Chair of the Appointment        Panel, the responsibility to liaise directly with the search           and selection consultant, stakeholder participants if involved and       technical advisors to ensure an effective and efficient recruitment process.

 

ACTION: Chief Executive / Human Resources Director

 

(Anne Lloyd - 01274 437335)

 

Minutes:

The Chief Executive submitted a report (Document “A”) which asks the Panel to consider, in accordance with the Council’s Officer Employment Procedure Rules the elements required for the search, assessment and appointment process for the recruitment to the position of Director of Legal & Governance.

 

The Human Resources Director gave a brief overview of the process thus far and Members made a number of suggestions regarding the recruitment process, including the need to have stakeholder panels which were representative.

 

Resolved –                                                                                     

 

(1)       That the elements required for the recruitment process to the post of Director of Legal & Governance as briefly outlined in Section 2.4 to Document “A” be agreed. 

 

(2)       That the Appointment Panel delegates to the Chief            Executive in consultation with the Chair of the Appointment        Panel, the responsibility to liaise directly with the search           and selection consultant, stakeholder participants if involved and       technical advisors to ensure an effective and efficient recruitment process.

 

ACTION: Chief Executive / Human Resources Director

 

(Anne Lloyd - 01274 437335)