Agenda and draft minutes

Special Appointments Committee
Monday, 24th November, 2014 4.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 4 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Martyn Sargeant  01902 555043 or Email: martyn.sargeant@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

[To appoint a Chair for the duration of the meeting.]

Minutes:

Resolved:

That Cllr Roger Lawrence be elected Chair of the Committee for the meeting.

2.

Declarations of interests

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests relative to items under consideration at the meeting.

3.

Exclusion of the press and public

[To pass the following resolution:

 

That in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business as they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within the paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act set out below:]

 

Item

Title

Applicable paragraph

 

5

Appointment of interim Strategic Director – People

1

 

Minutes:

Resolved:

That in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business as they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within the paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act set out below:

 

Item

Title

Applicable paragraph

 

4

Appointment of interim Strategic Director – People

1

 

4.

Appointment of interim Strategic Director - People

[To interview for the post of interim Strategic Director – People.]

Minutes:

Keith Ireland advised the panel that he and Sarah Norman had met with three long listed candidates, which had been followed by a panel interview with Assistant Directors. He recommended that the Committee interview one of the three candidates, Linda Sanders.

 

The Committee interviewed Linda Sanders resulting in a unanimous outcome.

 

Resolved:

To recommend that Council appoint Linda Sanders as the interim Strategic Director – People, pending a permanent appointment.