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Notice of Meeting        DEMOCRATIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

Date and time

of Meeting                 WEDNESDAY, 21ST OCTOBER, 2015 AT 4.00 P.M.

 

Venue                      COMMITTEE ROOM NO. 1, CIVIC OFFICES

 

 

Agenda

 

 

PART I

 

1.         Apologies for absence.

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2.         Minutes.

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3.         To receive declarations of interest.

(Note: Members seeking advice on this item are asked to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting.)

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Report of the Managing Director –

4.         ICT Update for Members.

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Reports of the Head of Democratic Services –

5.         Draft Guide to Public Speaking at Scrutiny Committees.

            The attached draft Guide takes into account, and has been amended to reflect, various comments of the Scrutiny   

            Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen Group.

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6.         “Good Scrutiny ? Good Question !” : Auditor General for Wales Scrutiny Improvement Study : Scrutiny in Local

            Government : Action Plan: Update.

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7.         Draft Member Scrutiny Satisfaction Survey.

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8.         Draft Annual Report of Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales (IRPW).

            A copy of the draft Annual Report is attached.  The Panels’ draft Determinations are contained under each section

            of the report and are also set out on pages 45-49.  Members’ attention is also drawn to the proposals contained in

            Section 3 in respect of Senior Salaries for Cabinet Members and Committee Chairmen.

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9.         Any items which the Chairman has decided are urgent (Part I).

 

PART II

THE PUBLIC AND PRESS MAY BE EXCLUDED FROM THE MEETING DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM(S) IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 100A(4) OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972

 

10.       Any items which the Chairman has decided are urgent (Part II).

 

 

Rob Thomas

Managing Director

 

15th October, 2015

 

 

Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985:

Inspection of Background Papers In the first instance enquires should be made of Mr. J. Wyatt (tel: 01446 709408)

e-mail - democratic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

 

To All Members of the Democratic Services Committee

Chairman: Councillor N.P. Hodges

Vice-Chairman: Councillor J.W. Thomas

Councillors: A.G. Bennett, R.J. Bertin, Ms. B.E. Brooks, J. Drysdale, G. Roberts, R.L. Traherne, E. Williams and M.R. Wilson.

 

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