Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7SJ. View directions

Items
No. Item

Per 17/16

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Alistair Norwood.

Per 17/17

Declarations of Interest in Agenda Items

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest made at this meeting.

 

Per 17/18

Pay and Grading Review 2018 pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Minutes:

The Managing Director introduced the Pay and Grading Review Business Case report to the Panel, then handed over to the Human Resources Business Partner to take Members through the detail.

 

Members were advised that this was a significant investment in staff. Also, that there would be changes to Terms & Conditions for employees at the proposed Grades 6 and 7.

 

During the discussion that followed, Members enquired what the average percentage increase would be, what the number of current vacancies was and expressed concern regarding the vacancies within the IT department. Overall, the Panel welcomed the report.

 

RESOLVED - that the Pay and Grading Review Business Case be noted.

Per 17/19

Exempt Information

The Chairman to move:

That under Section 100 (a) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the following items on grounds that, if they were present, there could be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – that the press and public be excluded for the remaining item of business in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

Per 17/20

Senior Management Restructure 2018

Minutes:

The Managing Director introduced the Review of Senior Management Structure 2018 and the Business Case to the Panel.

 

During the discussion that followed, a request was made that copies of the new Job Descriptions be made available to the Panel.

 

RESOLVED – that

a)     the Review of Senior Management Structure 2018 report be approved, and

b)     in the absence of the Chair and Deputy Chair, Councillor Keith Hitchen to present the report to Council on 26 April 2018.

 

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