MEMBERS - Richard Brodie and Ian Carruthers entered the meeting during discussion of this item - 6 Members present
4.1 to recommend to the full Council that there be a record in the minutes of meetings of the Employment and Appeals Sub-Committee where a ballot had taken place, NOTING that there could be no recording of dissent;
4.2 to recommend to full Council that the words where there is not consensus be inserted at the beginning of Standing Order 10.3.2;
4.3 to retain the Social Work Services Sub Committee as a Sub Committee of Social Work Services Committee at present, pending the establishment of the Health and Social Care Partnership Body Corporate;
4.4 to retain the current reporting lines for the Housing Sub-Committee pending the review by the Chief Executive of the Shape of the Council, NOTING that the review was scheduled for submission to the full Council on 18 December 2014;
4.5 to recommend to the full Council that the words 'Members require to be present throughout the proceedings of a meeting of the Employment and Appeals Sub-Committee for the purposes of making appointments; hearing appeals against dismissal and Stage 3 Grievances in order to participate in the decision before them' be added to paragraph 4.6 of the Scheme of Administration and Delegation to Committees and to look at the application of this to other quasi-judicial bodies;
4.6 to recommend to full Council that the remit of the Audit and Risk Management Committee be amended to include (1) preparation of an annual report on the work and performance of the Audit and Risk Management Committee; (2) a role in the development of the Councils Code of Corporate Governance and Annual Governance Statement in advance of it being submitted for approval to Policy and Resources Committee; and (3) provision of an independent assurance on the integrity of the financial reporting and annual governance processes; and
4.7 NOTED that a comprehensive Scheme of Delegation to Officers showing the statutory and non statutory delegations would be presented to a future meeting of the Sub-Committee.