Agenda and minutes

Member Management Committee
Tuesday, 23rd February, 2016 3.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Phil Garnett (0113) 39 51632  Email: phil.garnett@leeds.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

21.

Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15,2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules. (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)

 

(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting.)

Minutes:

There were no appeals against the refusal of inspection of documents.

22.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.

 

3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-

 

  RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-

Minutes:

There were no resolutions to exclude the public.

23.

Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration

 

(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)

Minutes:

There were no late items submitted for consideration.

24.

Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct. 

Minutes:

No declarations were made.

25.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Ingham.

26.

Minutes - 15th September 2015 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 15th September 2015

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held 15th September 2015 be approved as a correct record..

27.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Minute No.18 Members Mandatory Safeguarding Training

 

The Committee were updated on the numbers of Members who had received safeguarding training and when the next sessions were due to take place.

 

The Committee considered it important that all Members attended this training.  

 

28.

Information Governance Training pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive a report of the Chief Officer (Intelligence & Improvement) which seeks support for a programme to deliver essential training and development for Members on Information Governance, with particular emphasis on handling personal data and compliance to the Data Protection Act.

Minutes:

The Executive Officer Information Governance presented a report of the Chief Officer (Intelligence and Improvement) which sought support for a programme to deliver essential training and development for Members on Information Governance, with particular emphasis on handling personal data and compliance to the Data Protection Act.

 

Members discussed “E Learning” and considered that classroom based learning might be a more appropriate way of delivering the training.

 

The Committee suggested that the training could be delivered as part of group meetings. The Executive Officer Information Governance confirmed that this would be possible.

 

RESOLVED – The Committee resolved that:

 

(a)  The contents of the report be noted; and

(b)  Further discussions with each Party whip will be undertaken by the Council’s Information Governance Training Officer to conclude details about how IG training will be delivered across their respective party members.

29.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To Be Confirmed.

Minutes:

To be confirmed.