Wrexham Council homepage

Advertising

Agenda

With effect from 1 April 2016 Agenda and Minutes will be available in both Welsh and English. Reports are working documents and produced in English only in accordance with Welsh Language Standard 41 of this Council’s Final Compliance Notice from the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Venue: Meeting Room 3, Guildhall

Contact: Sue Robins 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Personal Interests, if any

Members are reminded of their responsibility, under Paragraph 11 of the Members’ Code of Conduct, to declare the existence and nature of any personal interest in respect of any of the business to be transacted at this meeting

3.

Exclusion of Press and Public

In considering whether to exclude the press and public from the next part of the meeting Members are asked to consider the following factors when determining the public interest test.

 

Items 4 – 7:  Not for publication by virtue of Paragraphs 12 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

The Proper Officer has determined in considering this report that Paragraphs 12 and 14 should apply.

 

12 - Her view on the public interest test was that to make this information public would disclose personal data relating to an individual in contravention of the principles of the Data Protection Act.  Because of this and since there did not appear to be an overwhelming public interest requiring the disclosure of personal data she felt that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

14 - Her view on the public interest test was that while he was mindful of the need to ensure the transparency and accountability of public authorities for decisions taken by them, disclosure of the information would give an unfair advantage to applicants and distort a fair and objective selection process. This information is not affected by any other statutory provision which requires the information to be publicly registered. On that basis she felt that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. 

 

It is, therefore, recommended that the press and public be excluded from the Meeting during consideration of the following item as it is likely that, if they were present, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12 and 14 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

4.

Confirmation of Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Shortlisting Meeting of the Appointments Committee held on Thursday 14 February 2019

5.

Interview Questions

6.

Interviews

To interview the “shortlisted” candidates and, if appropriate, to appoint to the post of Chief Officer, Environment and Technical.

 

7.

Assessment Summary/Deliberation