Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Solway Hall, Whitehaven Civic Hall, Lowther Street, Whitehaven

Items
No. Item

PER1

Appointment of Chair

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Michael McVeigh, duly seconded and

 

RESOLVED – That CouncillorPaul Whalley be appointed Chair of the Personnel Panel for the 2016/17 Municipal year.

 

PER2

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

 

PER3

Declarations of Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Sam Meteer declared a personal interest in the agenda, due to having a relative working for the authority.

PER4

Appointment of Deputy Chair

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor Michael McVeigh, duly seconded and

 

RESOLVED – That CouncillorBob Kelly be appointed Deputy Chair of the Personnel Panel for the 2016/17 Municipal year.

 

PER5

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Minutes:

Members received from the Legal Services Manager, an overview of the Terms of Reference as set out in the agenda and were reminded that any alteration would require the approval of Full Council.

 

RESOLVED:- that the Terms of Reference, as set out in the agenda, be noted.

PER6

Change Programme pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were introduced to the ‘Managing Change – HR Policy and Procedures’ by the Legal Services Manager and Interim Director of Commercial and Corporate Resources.

 

Members were reminded that they should be familiar with this document for the purposes of considering the Support Services Review at the next meeting of this Panel.

 

Jo McLeod, HR Support, then went through the Managing Change – HR Policy and Procedures in detail.

 

During the discussion that followed, Members asked questions for clarification.

 

It was requested that a note clarifying the minimum consultation period be circulated to the Panel members.

 

RESOLVED:- that

a)     the ‘Managing Change – HR Policy and Procedures’ document, as set out in the agenda, be noted, and

b)     a note clarifying the minimum consultation period be circulated to the Panel members.

 

PER7

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Personnel Panel will be held on Thursday 6 October, time and venue to be confirmed.

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Personnel Panel will be held on Thursday 6 October 2016 at 10.00am at the Solway Hall, Whitehaven Civic Hall, Lowther Street, Whitehaven.

 

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