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Chair for 2022 / 2023
TO ELECT COUNCILLOR DAFYDD MEURIG AS
CHAIR OF THIS COMMITTEE FOR 2022 / 23.
Councillor Dafydd Meurig was elected Chair of this Committee for 2022 / 23.
ELECT VICE CHAIR
To elect Vice
chair for 2022 / 2023
TO ELECT COUNCILLOR MENNA JONES AS
VICE-CHAIR OF THIS COMMITTEE FOR 2022 / 23.
Jones was elected Vice-chair
of this Committee for 2022 / 23
any apologies for absence.
Apologies were received from
Councillor June Jones and Councillor Elwyn Jones (Chair of the Council)
Councillor Angela Russell left the meeting following item 7 (exclusion of press and public), as she was not available to attend the interviews on 28 July 2022.
DECLARATION OF PERSONAL INTEREST
any declaration of personal interest
Councillor Dyfrig Siencyn as he knew one
of the applicants.
Following legal advice, the Member was of the opinion
that it was not a prejudicial
To note any
items that is a matter of urgency in the view of the Chairman for
Chairman shall propose that the minutes of the meeting of this committee held 7th
February 2022 be signed as a true record
The Chair signed
the minutes of the previous meeting of this committee, held on 7 February 2022,
as a true record.
EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
The Chairman shall
propose that the press and public
be excluded from the meeting during the discussion on the following item due to the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 12, Part 4, Schedule 12A of the Local Government
Act 1972. This paragraph should apply because
the report contains information regarding individuals and the individuals in question are entitled
to privacy and there is no overriding
public interest that requires the disclosure of personal information relating to those individuals, nor their identities.
Consequently, the public interest in maintaining
the exemption outweighs the
public interest in disclosing the information
to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the discussion on the
following item due to the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in
paragraph 12, Section 4, Schedule 12A, Local Government Act 1972. This
paragraph applies as the report contains information about specific individuals
who have the right to privacy. There is no public interest that calls for
disclosing personal information about these individuals. Consequently, the
public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in
disclosing the information.
DRAW SHORTLIST FOR CORPORATE DIRECTOR POSTS
To consider applications by applicants
Information and application forms distributed to Committee
TO PLACE TWO CANDIDATES ON THE SHORTLIST FOR
CORPORATE DIRECTOR FOR SOCIAL CARE
TO PLACE THREE CANDIDATES ON THE SHORTLIST FOR
TO INVITE MORWENA EDWARDS TO THE INTERVIEWS AS AN
TO HOLD THE INTERVIEWS AS A HYBRID MEETING
Disappointment was expressed
that the documentation in relation to the posts had arrived late in the day for
Members and consequently, the preparation time had been very
Chair reported that 7 applications had been received for
the posts and that this was very
The Chief Executive was invited to give a summary of the applications. He highlighted that one post was the post of Corporate Director
for Social Care and the other was for the post of Corporate Director.
applications were discussed in accordance
with the requirements of
the post, focusing on the
PLACE TWO CANDIDATES ON THE SHORTLIST FOR CORPORATE DIRECTOR FOR SOCIAL CARE
PLACE THREE CANDIDATES ON THE SHORTLIST FOR CORPORATE DIRECTOR
on the next steps, Eurig Williams (Human Resources Advisory Services Manager) highlighted that an Assessment
Centre, with the support of
an external company, would be held as well as a Professional Interview
with the Chief Executive and current
Corporate Director. A formal
report on the candidates' responses and feedback regarding
their performance would be provided by the Assessment Centre and the Chief Executive for submission to the Chief Officers Appointment Committee, on the day of the interviews.
and a suitable presentation topic for the interview were discussed.
Interviews to be held on 28 July
proposal was made to invite the Morwena Edwards (Corporate Director)
to the interviews as an observer.
was made to hold the interviews as a hybrid meeting, and to give the applicants, Committee Members and officers
a choice as to whether they wished to attend either face-to-face or virtually.
invite Morwena Edwards to the interviews
as an observer
• To hold the
interviews as a hybrid meeting