Agenda and minutes

JNC Appointments, Salaries and Structures Panel
Monday, 1 November 2021 9:00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Barking

Contact: Alan Dawson, Head of Governance & Electoral Services 

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Appointment of Chair


The Panel appointed Councillor Twomey as Chair.


Declaration of Members' Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, Members are asked to declare any interest they may have in any matter which is to be considered at this meeting.


There were no declarations of interest.


Private Business


It was resolved to exclude the public and press from the remainder of the meeting by reason of the nature of the business to be discussed which included information exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 1 of Part 1, Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


Appointment of Director of Support and Collections


The Panel considered the papers that had been submitted in advance of the meeting, which included the job description and person specification for the post together with the applications and supporting statements of the four shortlisted candidates.


The Panel reviewed and agreed the interview questions to be asked of the candidates.


Following the interviews, Members discussed the candidates’ presentations and responses to the questions and reached a unanimous decision.


The Panel resolved to appoint Stephen McGinnes to the post of Director of Support and Collections, subject to suitable references, employment checks and usual terms and conditions.