Agenda and minutes

Constitution Committee
Friday, 22 November 2019 3.30 pm

Venue: Executive Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield

Contact: Mrs J. Twomey (Tel: 0116 305 2583)  Email: joanne.twomey@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

119.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 September 2019 were taken as read, confirmed and signed.

 

120.

Question Time.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive reported that no questions had been received under Standing Order 35.

 

121.

Questions asked under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5).

Minutes:

The Chief Executive reported that no questions had been received under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5).

 

122.

Urgent Items

Minutes:

There were no urgent items for consideration.

 

123.

Declarations of interest.

Minutes:

The Chairman invited members who wished to do so to declare any interest in respect of items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations were made.

 

124.

Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel on Member Annual Reports and Group Whip Allowances pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Chief Executive, the purpose of which was to present the findings of the Independent Remuneration Panel and invite the Committee to consider its content and recommendations to the County Council.  A copy of the report is filed with these minutes.

 

The Committee was pleased to note the increase in the number of Annual Reports submitted by Members and agreed with the Panels reaffirmation that the practice should continue.

 

The Committee noted the proposal to commission training to support members in writing a good annual report but suggested that use of those identified by the Panel as good examples, and members actively sharing their knowledge and skills could be of more benefit.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the County Council be recommended to approve the recommendations set out in the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel on Member Annual Reports and Group Whips Allowance.