APPOINTMENT PANEL




Interview re appointment of an independent member to the Standards Committee.


MINUTES of a meeting held on 27th July, 2011.



Councillors J.F. Fraser, G. John, Mrs. A.J. Moore and Mrs. M. Randall and Professor C. Farrell (Lay Person).


(a)       Appointment of Chairman -


AGREED - T H A T Councillor J.F. Fraser be appointed Chairman.



(b)       Apologies for Absence -


Community Councillor Mrs. A. Pope (nee Pryer).



(c)        Declarations of Interest -


No declarations of interest were received.



(d)       Procedure -


The Monitoring Officer outlined the process that was to be followed by the Appointment Panel, in making its recommendations to the Appointments Committee.



(e)       Exclusion of Press and Public -


AGREED - T H A T under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 4 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Act, the relevant paragraphs of the Schedule being referred to in brackets after the minute heading.



(f)         Interview -


The Panel interviewed the following persons:


Mr. J. Baker

Mrs. V. Bolt

Mrs. B. James

Mr. G. Toker

Mr. A. Mantell.


Mrs. C. Thomas had also been invited for interview but was not present.


Following consideration of the suitability of the above, it was unanimously


AGREED - T H A T the following be recommended to the Appointments Committee as an appropriate person to fill the vacancy for the position of Independent Member to sit on the Standards Committee:


            Mr. J. Baker.