Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Committee B
Friday, 12th July, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen. SA31 1JP.. View directions

Note: Head of Education & Inclusion Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors L. Evans, T. Evans and S Davies.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of personal interest.

 

3.

TO SIGN AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE HELD ON THE 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Minutes:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on the 1st February 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

4.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

Minutes:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2007 that the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items as the reports contained exempt information as defined in paragraph 12 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Actnamely information relating to applicants to become an employee of the Authority.

 

5.

TO RECEIVE THE ACTION NOTES OF THE MEETING OF THE SHORTLISTING PANEL HELD ON THE 26TH JUNE 2019

Minutes:

Following the application of the public interest test it was UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, pursuant to the Act referred to in Minute Number 4 above, to consider this matter in private, with the public excluded from the meeting as it would involve the disclosure of exempt information relating to a particular individual.

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, that the report of the meeting of the Short-listing Panel held on the 26th June, 2019 be received.

 

6.

TO RECEIVE PRESENTATIONS AND INTERVIEW THE SHORT LISTED APPLICANTS FOR THE POST OF HEAD OF EDUCATION AND INCLUSION SERVICES, AND TO CONSIDER MAKING AN APPOINTMENT.

Minutes:

Following the application of the public interest test it was UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED, pursuant to the Act referred to in Minute Number 4 above, to consider this matter in private, with the public excluded from the meeting as it would involve the disclosure of exempt information relating to a particular individual.

The Chair outlined the selection process to date and the suggested format for the meeting. The Committee noted that all three shortlisted candidates would be interviewed.

The Committee received presentations from the three candidates and were afforded the opportunity to question the candidates.

DURATION OF MEETING

 

At 5:00p.m, during consideration of this item, the Committee’s attention was drawn to Corporate Procedure Rule 9 ‘Duration of Meeting’ and the fact the meeting had been underway for three hours. It was UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that Corporate Procedure Rules be suspended to allow for the consideration of the remaining agenda items.

Following completion of the presentations and interviews, the Committee received feedback in relation to the recruitment process from the Director of Education and Children’s Services and the Assistant Chief Executive (People Management and Performance). After a discussion it was -

RESOLVED, that Mr A Thomas be appointed as Head of Education and Inclusion Services.

[Mr A Thomas was recalled to the meeting and intimated his acceptance of the appointment.] 

 

7.

APPLICANT 1

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APPLICANT 2

8.

APPLICANT 3