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To receive details of any changes in membership of this Committee notified since the agenda was printed.



Communications and apologies

(a)       Communications (if any) relating to business on the agenda.


(b)       Apologies for absence.


(c)        To receive presentations (if any) made in pursuance of a petition in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.


No presentation shall exceed five minutes and consideration of the subject matter will normally take place at the next ordinary scheduled meeting of the Committee and not at this meeting.



Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they or their spouse/partner have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting.  Members must also declare any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary interests they have in any matter to be considered at this meeting. The responsibility for declaring an interest rests solely with the member concerned.


Members must clearly state to the meeting the existence and nature of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other pecuniary interest or non‑pecuniary interest and the agenda item(s) to which it/they apply.


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests are prescribed by the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012 as follows;


Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation

Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.





Any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the relevant authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by a member in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses. This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.




Any contract which is made between the relevant person (or a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest) and the relevant authority— (a) under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and (b) which has not been fully discharged.




Any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the relevant authority.




Any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the relevant authority for a month or longer.


Corporate tenancies

Any tenancy where (to the member’s knowledge) - (a) the landlord is the relevant authority; and (b) the tenant is a body in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest.




Any beneficial interest in securities of a body where - (a) that body (to the member’s knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the relevant authority; and (b) either (i) the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or
(ii) if the share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.


In cases of disclosable pecuniary interest, Members must withdraw from the meeting room while the matter is being considered.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 5 September 2019.



Progress Update on the Workforce Plan 2019-20 (PER/19/20) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The report provides an update on the Workforce Plan for 2019 to 2020.

Additional documents:


Wellbeing Policy (PER/19/18) pdf icon PDF 99 KB

The report recommends the approval of the new Wellbeing Policy.

Additional documents:


Agile Working Pilot (PER/19/21) pdf icon PDF 81 KB

The report recommends a protocol for the agile working pilot in the Planning department.


Additional documents:


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the Committee’s ATTACHED work programme.



Any other non-confidential business which the Chairman considers urgent

In accordance with S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, amended by the Access to Information Act of 1985, no urgent business may be raised unless it has been approved by the Chairman.  The item and reason for urgency must be announced at the start of the meeting.



Date of next meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place at 7.00pm on 3 December 2019.



Exclusion of public

Recommendation that under S100A(4) Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I, Schedule 12A to the said Act:-


Part II Agenda Item                                                  Paragraphs in

                                                                                                Schedule 12A


1.    Minutes of the LJC Meeting held on                 1, 2 and 4

17 July 2019


2.    Sickness Absence Management                       1, 2 and 4


3.    Proposals for Organisational Change              1, 2 and 4


Minutes of Local Joint Committee 17 July 2019

To note the minutes of the meeting of the Local Joint Committee held on 17 July 2019.


Sickness Absence Management (PER/19/19)

Report of Officers.


Proposals for Organisational Change (PER/19/23)

Report of Officers.