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Agenda and minutes

Civic Affairs
Wednesday, 4th January, 2012 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 & 2 - Guildhall

Contact: Glenn Burgess  Committee Manager

No. Item


Apologies for absence




Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare at this stage any interests that they may have in any of the following items on the agenda.  If any member is unsure whether or not they should declare an interest on a particular matter, they are requested to seek advice from the Head of Legal Services before the meeting. 





Public Questions



Exclusion of Press and Public

The committee resolved to exclude the press and public by virtue of paragraph 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.



Review of Pay, Terms and Conditions and Pay Policy Statement


The committee received a report from the Head of Human Resources and was given an oral update on further developments in the negotiations with the unions.


The committee were reassured that due process had been followed in respect of this matter. 


Resolved to 


  i.  Recommend to Council that the proposed changes to pay, terms and conditions are approved and are implemented as soon as possible by collective agreement.


  ii.  Recommend to Council that the Chief Executive:


(a)is given delegated authority to implement the proposed changes and

(b) is given delegated authority, following consultation with the Leader of the Council and Group Leaders, to revise the package of proposed pay, terms and conditions if this should be necessary to secure a collective agreement at any time up to the implementation.


  iii.  Recommend to Council that the draft pay policy statement (attached as Appendix 5 to the officer’s report) be approved