Agenda and minutes

Selection Panel, Standards Committee
Monday, 27th November, 2017 3.00 pm

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Venue: Committee Room 1, Council Offices, Llangefni. View directions

Contact: Shirley Cooke 

Items
No. Item

1.

To Elect a Chairperson

Minutes:

Dr Haydn Edwards was elected Chair for this meeting only.

2.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest from any Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

Minutes:

Dr Haydn Edwards and Councillor R Meirion Jones declared a personal interest in Item 5 on the agenda.

 

The Chair asked that it be noted that Councillor Gwilym O Jones had also declared a prejudicial interest in relation to Item 5 on the agenda, and was not present at the meeting.

3.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 17 November, 2017.

Minutes:

The draft minutes of the previous meeting of the Standards Committee Selection Panel held on 17th November, 2017 were confirmed as correct.

4.

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To consider adoption of the following :-

 

“Under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during discussion on the following item on the grounds that it may involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act and in the attached Public Interest Test.”

Minutes:

RESOLVED to adopt the following:-

 

“Under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion on item 12 on the grounds that it involved the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act and in the Public Interest Test as presented.”

5.

To Interview the Shortlisted Candidates for the role of Independent Member of the Standards Committee

·      To submit a report by the Head of Function (Council Business)/Monitoring Officer.

·      To interview the shortlisted candidates for the role of Independent Member of the Standards Committee.

Minutes:

Submitted - a report by the Head of Function (Council Business)/Monitoring Officer on the interview process for shortlisted candidates for the appointment to the vacant seat on the Standards Committee.

 

The candidates were considered against the criteria outlined in the report and interviews were conducted by the Panel.

 

It was RESOLVED:-

 

  To select a maximum of one candidate to be nominated by the Panel for appointment to the Standards Committee.

  For the Chair of the Panel to agree to present a report to full Council on 12th December, 2017 nominating the successful candidate (conditional upon satisfactory references).

  For the Chair of the Panel to recommend to the Council, that the second shortlisted candidate be automatically appointed to any further casual vacancy for an independent member of the Standards Committee if such should arise in the next twelve months (conditional upon satisfactory references and the agreement of the candidate).