Agenda and minutes
Venue: The Thornton Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G039). View directions
Contact: Judith Betts
Declarations of Interest
At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:
· any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests
· any prejudicial interests or
· any disclosable pecuniary interests
which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.
Members were asked to declare any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests which they may have in the business on the agenda. No additional interests were declared.
To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 5 September 2016.
Resolved: That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 September 2016 be approved as a correct record and then signed by the Chair.
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It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.
This report asks Members to agree to a change in the membership of a Committee and changes to a number of Outside Bodies.
Members were asked to consider the following changes to the membership of committees of the Council and to Outside Bodies:
(i) A request had been made to appoint Councillor Williams to replace Councillor Levene as Chair of the Corporate and Scrutiny Management Policy and Scrutiny Committee.
(ii) Councillor Douglas had requested to be replaced as a governor of York Hospital. Members were informed that, since the date of agenda publication, a nomination had been received for Councillor Brooks to be appointed to this position.
(iii) Councillor Douglas had also requested to be replaced as a member of the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Partnership Board. Members noted that, since the date of agenda publication, a nomination had also been received for Councillor Brooks to be appointed to this position.
(iv) A request had been made for Councillor Brooks to replace Councillor Douglas as the Conservative Elected Member on the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
(v) A request had been made for Councillor Rawlings to replace Councillor Brooks on the Show Me That I Matter Looked After Children Consultation Group given his role as Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People.
Resolved: That the following appointments be made to Committees of the Council and to Outside Bodies1:
(i) Councillor Williams to be appointed as Chair of Corporate and Scrutiny Management Policy and Scrutiny Committee in place of Councillor Levene.
(ii) Councillor Brooks to be appointed to the Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Council of Governors in place of Councillor Douglas.
(iii) Councillor Brooks to be appointed to the Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Partnership Board in place of Councillor Douglas.
(iv) Councillor Brooks to be appointed to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee in place of Councillor Douglas.
(v) Councillor Rawlings to be appointed to the Show Me That I Matter Looked After Children Consultation Group in place of Councillor Brooks.
Reason: In order to make appropriate appointments to the Council’s Committees and Outside Bodies for the current municipal year.