Agenda and draft minutes

Employment Matters Committee - Wednesday, 10 June 2020 6.15pm

Venue: Civic Suite - Level 2, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Michael Turner, Democratic Services Officer 

Note: Please note that any member of the press and public may follow proceedings at this meeting via a weblink which will be set out below ahead of the meeting. 

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Items
No. Item

28.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the 2020/21 municipal year.

Minutes:

Councillor Fearn was elected Chairman for the 2020/21 municipal year.

29.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Khan, Prenter and Thompson.

30.

Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 83 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 29 January 2020.

Minutes:

The record of the meeting of the Committee held on 29 January 2020 was agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman. 

31.

Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.

Minutes:

There were none. 

32.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 5.

 

 

Minutes:

Disclosable pecuniary interests

 

There were none.

  

Other significant interests (OSIs)

 

There were none.

 

Other interests

 

There were none.

 

 

33.

Establishment of Employment Matters Appeals Panel pdf icon PDF 29 KB

This report asks Members to agree to the establishment of the Employment Matters Appeals Panel and appoint Members to it.

 

Minutes:

Discussion:

 

Members considered a report regarding the establishment of the Employment Matters Appeals Panel and the appointment of Members to it.

 

In response to a query, officers undertook to provide Members with details about the Equalities Working Group, including when it had last met.

 

Decision: 

 

The Committee agreed:

 

a)         the establishment of the Employment Matters Appeals Panel comprising 3 Members of the Employment Matters Committee;

 

b)         to allocate 2 seats to the Conservative Group and 1 seat to the Labour and Co-operative Group;

 

c)          to appoint Councillors Fearn, Hackwell and Khan to the Panel.