Agenda and minutes
General Purposes Committee
Thursday 12 October 2017 6.00 pm
Venue: Board Room 2 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ. View directions
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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Butt, Southwood and Warren.
Declarations of interests
Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.
There were no declarations of interest received from Members.
To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting, held on 30 May 2017, be approved as an accurate record of the meeting.
Matters arising (if any)
To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.
There were no matters arising.
Deputations (if any)
To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 69.
There were no deputations received.
Appointments to Sub-Committees / Outside Bodies
To be tabled on the day.
Councillor McLennan drew Members’ attention to the nominations for appointments on the General Purposes Sub-Committees and it was RESOLVED that the following appointments to the sub-committees be made:
brent pension fund sub-committee
S Choudhary (C) LABOUR
A choudry LABOUR
Davidson Brent CONSERVATIVE
LABOUR:Denselow, Moher, KHAN
Brent CONSERVATIVE: Maurice, Warren
FRANCESCA HAMMOND (UNISON)
STEPHEN HOLLEY (COLLEGE OF NORTH WEST LONDON)
DAVID EWART (C) – INDEPENDENT CHAIR
TREVOR DAWSON PENSION SCHEME MEMBER
BOLA GEORGE TRADE UNION (UNISON) MEMBER
EUTON STEWART TRADE UNION (GMB) MEMBER
[VACANCY] EMPLOYER MEMBER (NON-BRENT COUNCIL)
schools disciplinary sub-committee
senior staff appointments sub-committee
Butt (C) LABOUR
Warren Brent CONSERVATIVE
LABOUR:FARAH, M Patel, miller, SOUTHWOOD
BRENT CONSERVATIVE:DAVIDSON, SHAW
staff appeals sub-committee
KETAN Sheth (C) LABOUR
Warren Brent CONSERVATIVE
LABOUR: S CHOUDHARY, COLACICCO, KABIR, NERVA
Brent CONSERVATIVE: Davidson, Maurice
To consider the proposed new pay rates of Brent Council’s apprentices.
Althea Loderick (the Council’s Director of Resources) introduced the report which recommended that apprentice pay rates were increased. The Committee heard that this would attract and retain individuals in a more competitive apprenticeship market whilst enabling the independent living of young people who did not or could live at their home.
(i) The contents of the Apprentice Pay Rates report, be noted; and
(ii) The recommended new apprenticeship pay scales for the council’s own apprentices be agreed;
Any other urgent business
Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.
There was no other urgent business.