Agenda Item No. 5

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

 

Council: 26th September, 2018

 

Report of the Managing Director

 

Appointment of Vice-Chairman of the Public Protection Licensing Committee and the Statutory Licencing Committee

 

Purpose of the Report

  1. Appoint a Vice-Chairman to both of the above Committees following the resignation of Councillor M.J.G. Morgan from both of the Committees.

Recommendation

THAT Council appoint the Vice-Chairmen to the above Committees.

Reason for the Recommendation

To elect Vice-Chairmen to the Public Protection Licensing Committee and the Statutory Licensing Committee.

Background

  1. The above positions have become vacant following the resignation of Councillor Morgan from the membership of both Committees.  Members will recall that the appointment of Vice-Chairman to the above Licensing Committees was undertaken at the Annual Meeting on 9th May, 2018.

Relevant Issues and Options

  1. The Leader requested that the Managing Director to use his Emergency Powers to replace Councillor Morgan on the Public Protection Licensing Committee and the Statutory Licensing Committee with Councillor K.F. McCaffer with immediate effect.  This particular matter has been reported separately under Agenda Item No. 7. 
  2. As a consequence of the above resignation it is now necessary to fill the vacant positions of Vice-Chairman of both the Public Protection Licensing Committee and the Statutory Licensing Committee. 

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment)

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Sustainability and Climate Change Implications

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Crime and Disorder Implications

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Corporate/Service Objectives

  1. None as a direct consequence of this report.

Policy Framework and Budget

  1. The Council is required to elect Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen to its Committees having regard to the Council's Constitution and where relevant the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

  1. None.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

  1. None.

Background Papers

None.

Contact Officer

Jeff Rees, Operational Manager, Democratic Services

Officers Consulted

Monitoring Officer/Head of Legal and Democratic Services

Responsible Officer:

Rob Thomas

Managing Director