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No. Item


Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Hirani and Agha, with Councillor Southwood attending as a substitute member.


Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


There were no declarations of interests made by Members.



Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


There were no deputations received.



Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 6 July 2020 as a correct record.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting held on, Monday 6 July 2020 be approved as an accurate record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


There were no matters arising.



Severance Approval pdf icon PDF 80 KB

This report seeks approval for a severance payment in accordance with the Council’s Redundancy Scheme.

Additional documents:


Martin Williams, Head of Human Resources, introduced the report seeking the Committee’s approval for a severance payment to be made to an officer, pursuant to the Council’s redundancy policy. Members noted the background to the redundancy, as detailed in section 3 of the report along with the fact that whilst the total amount payable was in excess of £100,000, it did not include any elements additional to sums calculated in accordance with the Council’s Managing Change Policy and the requirements of the Local Government Pension Scheme.


As a result of the discussion it was RESOLVED: to approve the severance payment, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report (which had been exempt from publication)



Appointments to Sub-Committees / Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To confirm the change in appointments notified to Sub Committees of the General Purposes Committee.


Councillor Butt introduced the item seeking approval to a change in membership on one of the General Purposes Sub Committees.


RESOLVED to approve the following change in membership on the Senior Staff Appointments Sub Committee


(1)     Councillor Colwill to be replaced by Councillor Kansagra as a full member of the Senior Staff Appointments Sub Committee.


(2)     Councillor Colwill to replace Councillor Kansagra as a substitute member of the Senior Staff Appointments Sub Committee


The membership of the Senior Staff Appointment Sub Committee would therefore be as follows


senior staff appointments sub-committee

m butt (C)                                     LABOUR

mclennan (VC)                            LABOUR

KANSAGRA                                     CONSERVATIVE

hirani                                               LABOUR

Krupa sheth                               LABOUr



LABOUR:agha, farah, Miller, m patel, southwood, TATLER




Exclusion of Press and Public

The following item is not for publication as it relates to the following category of exempt information as specified under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, namely Para 1. “Information relating to any individual”:


Item 7: Severance Approval (Appendix)


There were no items that required the exclusion of the press or public.



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 60.