Member Management Committee - Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 1.45 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Harriet Speight  Email:

No. Item


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.)


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:-


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)


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. 


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes - 28 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 28th June 2019.


Member Development Strategy pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor that sets out the proposed Member Development Strategy 2020-25 and seeks the committee’s approval of the strategy and endorsement of the plan to deliver the Strategy through a Member Induction Programme and Member Development Programme to be established each year.

Additional documents:


Update from Member Safety Working Group pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Resources and Housing that provides an update to the Member Management Committee on the work of the Member Safety Task Group. 


Skype for Business for Elected Members pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer (Digital and Information Service) that provides an overview of the Skype for Business offer for Elected Members.


Local Authority Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor that provides an update on the current position regarding Member appointments to Outside Bodies; and provides an opportunity to confirm Member nominations to remaining vacancies or alter existing appointments.



Additional documents:

Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties– code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.