Draft minutes

Chief Officer Appointments Committee - Monday 20th July, 2020 9.00 am

Proposed venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Nicola Finnegan 

No. Item


Appointment of Chair pro tem


As the Chair had submitted apologies for this meeting, the Head of Democratic Services invited nominations for Chair pro tem.


Nominations were received and seconded for Councillors High and Rostron. As the vote was tied, the Head of Democratic Services drew lots to decide on the Chair pro tem. Councillor High’s name was drawn and as a consequence, he was appointed as Chair pro tem for this meeting only, and proceeded to Chair the meeting.


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for Absence were received on behalf of Councillors Mawston. McTigue, Preston (The Mayor) and Councillor J Rathmell.


Declarations of Interest


There were no Declarations of Interest at this point of the meeting.


Exclusion of Press and Public


ORDERED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1, 2 and 3 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.



Director of Children's Services Permanent Appointment


The role of permanent Director of Children’s Services was offered to Sue Butcher.



Any other urgent items which in the opinion of the Chair, may be considered


There were no urgent items submitted for this meeting.