Venue: Chairman's Room, Cumbria House, Carlisle
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To receive any apologies for absence.
There were no apologies for absence.
Exclusion of Press and Public
To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.
RESOLVED that, the press and public be excluded during consideration of Agenda Item No 5 – Shortlisting for the post of Acting Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure by virtue of Paragraph(s) 2 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as this report contains exempt information relating to an individual.
Disclosures of Interest
Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises
1 Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.
2 Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses. (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.
3 Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority
(a) Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and
(b) Which has not been fully discharged.
4 Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority.
5 Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer.
6 Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)
(a) The landlord is the authority; and
(b) The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.
7 Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where
(a) That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the authority; and
(b) Either –
(i) The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or
(ii) If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.
In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.
A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).
There were no disclosures of interest made on this occasion.
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 29 October 2018 (copy enclosed for members only).
RESOLVED that, the minutes of the previous meeting held on 29 October 2018 be agreed.
PART II - ITEMS CONSIDERED IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS
SHORTLISTING FOR THE POST OF ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ECONOMY AND INFRASTRUCTURE
To consider a report from the Chief Executive (copy enclosed)
Not for publication by virtue of Paragraph(s) 2 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as this report contains exempt information relating to an individual.
Members considered a report from the Chief Executive, which sought approval from them to shortlist appropriate candidates for the post of Acting Executive Director - Economy and Infrastructure prior to commencing interviews.
In accordance with the Council’s normal corporate recruitment process for the roles of Chief Executive and Chief Officer, the Senior Manager, People Management and Chief Executive had compared the applications against the essential criteria in the person specification section of the role profile in order to make a recommendation to inform members’ decision on which candidates to shortlist.
In advance of this meeting and the shortlisting process, members were provided with a pre-selection briefing, together with a candidate pack and a list of the interview questions.
RESOLVED that, members agree to shortlist and interview two of the three applicants for the post of Acting Executive Director – Economy and Infrastructure.
Following the interviews the outcome of the selection process was that members recommended the appointment of Ms A Jones, as Acting Executive Director, Economy & Infrastructure on a temporary basis.