Agenda and minutes

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Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.


There were no declarations of interest made.


To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair


There were no items of urgent business.


Minutes of previous meeting - 27th October 2020 pdf icon PDF 92 KB


On a motion from Councillor Paul Myers, seconded by Councillor Robin Moss, it was


RESOLVED that the minutes of 27th October 2020 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair in due course.


Questions and Statements


There were no items.


Interim appointment of DASS and DCS pdf icon PDF 113 KB


The Chief Executive introduced the report which was seeking an extension of the interim appointments of the Director of Adult Social Services and Director of Children’s Services until the end of March 2021 to cover the period while the senior management structure was still being finalised.


On a motion from Councillor Robin Moss, seconded by Councillor Karen Walker, it was unanimously




1.  That the Chief Executive be given delegated authority on behalf of the Restructuring Implementation Committee to appoint Lesley Hutchinson, Director of Adult Social Care, Complex and Specialist Commissioning as the Interim Director of Adult Social Services;


2.  That the Chief Executive be given delegated authority on behalf of the RIC to appoint Mary Kearney-Knowles, Director of Children and Young People’s Services, as the Interim Director of Children’s Services (including Education).