Agenda and draft minutes

Special Committee Re: Director for Children and Families - Thursday 14th December 2023 2:30pm

Venue: Staffordshire Room, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email: michael.bradbury@staffordshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That Cllr Sutton be appointed as Chairman of the Committee. 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest on this occasion. 

3.

Exclusion of the Public

“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below”.

 

PART TWO

(All reports in this section are on pink paper)

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated. 

 

PART TWO 

 

 

4.

Director for Children and Families

(Exemption paragraph 1)

 

Report of the Chief Executive.

Minutes:

(Exemption paragraph 1) 

 

The Special Committee considered a report of the Chief Executive seeking approval to an extension to the current contract held by Neelam Bhardwaja in the post of Interim Director for Children and Families; and the commencement of the selection process to permanently recruit to the post of Director for Children and Families. 

 

Resolved – (a) That a further extension to Neelam Bhardwaja’s fixed term contract, whilst arrangements are made to recruit to the permanent post of Director for Children and Families, be agreed (This will provide continuity of leadership for Children and Families and facilitate a handover to the successful candidate). 

 

(b) That the commencement of selection process to recruit to the post of Director for Children and Families on a permanent basis be approved. 

 

 

 

 

Chairman