Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 'B' - The Diamond Jubilee Room, County Hall, Preston. View directions

Contact: Chris Mather  Tel (01772) 533559, Email:  chris.mather@lancashire.gov.uk

Note: This meeting will be held at 2.30pm or on the rising of the Cabinet meeting (whichever is the later) 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chair and Deputy, Membership and Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

A report was presented on the approved Membership and Terms of the Committee following the Annual General Meeting of the Full Council on 20 May 2010.  The Full Council had also appointed County Councillors Geoff Driver and Albert Atkinson as Chair and Deputy Chair of the Committee for the remainder of the 2010/11 municipal year.

 

Resolved:  That the Membership, Terms of Reference of the Committee and the appointment of the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Committee, as now reported, be noted.

2.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from County Councillor M Pritchard.

3.

Disclosure of Personal and Prejudicial Interests

Members are asked to consider any Personal/Prejudicial Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.

Minutes:

None

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting held on 24 March 2010 pdf icon PDF 23 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 24 March 2010 as a true and correct record.

Minutes:

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 March 2010 be confirmed and signed by the Chair.

5.

Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member’s intention to raise a matter under this heading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no items of Urgent Business.

6.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, it considers that the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972, as indicated against the heading to the item.

Minutes:

Resolved: - That the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, during consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, as indicated against the heading to the item.

7.

Equal Pay Review - Posts Graded Above Spinal Column Point 54

(Not for Publication - Exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 4 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972.  It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information)

 

A copy of the report will be circulated at the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

(Note: Reason for exclusion – exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 4 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972.  It was considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information)

 

Phil Halsall, Chief Executive and Lesley Trimby, Principal Human Resources Manager, presented a report setting out a proposed new pay and grading structure for staff graded above SCP 54.

 

Resolved:

 

(i)  That the recommendations of the Cabinet in relation to the proposed new pay and grading structure for staff graded above SCP 54, be agreed.

 

(ii)  That the Urgency Committee place on record its thanks to Lesley Trimby and the Equal Pay Review Team for the work undertaken.