Agenda and draft minutes

JNC Investigation and Disciplinary Panel
Monday, 10 May 2021 3:00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall, Barking

Contact: Leanna McPherson, Principal Governance Officer 

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Appointment of Chair


Councillor Twomey was appointed Chair of the meeting.


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 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


Investigation and Disciplinary Panel Assessment


The JNC Investigation and Disciplinary Panel (IDP) was asked to considerallegations against a Senior Officer of the Council in accordance with Part 2, Chapter 4, paragraph 2.1 (xi) of the Constitution.


Having considered the written material, which included the complaint, the officer’s written response with supporting documents, and representation at the meeting by the officer, the IDP concluded that there was no evidence in support of the allegations sufficient to require further investigation.


The Panel resolved that an independent investigator should not be appointed and that no further action should be taken.