Employment Committee
Thursday, 24th September, 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Remote Meeting - @ to View Meeting Recording,

No. Item


Election Of Chair

To elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.



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)




To resolve that the public be excluded from the meeting under the terms of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(1) and (2) and on the grounds that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information by reason of the need to maintain the competitive nature of the interview process and to retain information submitted by individual applicants in confidence, as disclosure could undermine the process, future appointment processes, or the outcome on this occasion to the detriment of the Council’s and public interest.




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.




To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting.


Governance Arrangements Regarding Recruitment to the Position of Chief Officer in Public Health (3 Posts) pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To receive a report of the City Solicitor which provides an overview of the governance arrangements and format of this specific Employment Committee which will have the responsibility for the recruitment to the position of Chief Officer Public Health (3 Posts)



(Copy report and Appendix attached)

Additional documents:


Appointment of x 3 Chief Officers in Public Health pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To receive a report of the Chief Officer (HR) which presents a proposal to the Employment Committee to appoint to the position of Chief Officer Public Health (3 Posts) within the Adults and Health Directorate.



(Cover Report and Appendices 1A & 1A attached, Appendix 2 to follow)


(Please note that Appendix 2 (candidates’ details) is designated as being exempt from publication under the provisions of Access to Information Procedure Rule 10.4(1) and (2))

Additional documents:

Third Party Recording


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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.