Agenda and draft minutes

General Purposes Committee - Monday, 13th March, 2023 10.00 am

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Items
No. Item

13.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor P M Brivio.

14.

Appointment of Substitute Members

To note appointments of Substitute Members.

Minutes:

There were no substitute members appointed.

 

15.

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To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made by Members.

16.

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To consider the attached Minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2022.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2022 were approved as a correct record for signing by the Chairman.

17.

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The recommendation is attached.

 

MATTERS WHICH THE MANAGEMENT TEAM SUGGESTS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED IN PRIVATE AS THE REPORT CONTAINS EXEMPT INFORMATION AS DEFINED WITHIN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 12A OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1972 AS INDICATED AND IN RESPECT OF WHICH THE PROPER OFFICER CONSIDERS THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN MAINTAINING THE EXEMPTION OUTWEIGHS THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN DISCLOSING THE INFORMATION

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor N J Collor, duly seconded and

 

RESOLVED:       That, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the remainder of the business on the grounds that the items to be considered involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 4 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act.

18.

Pay Award 2023

To consider the attached report of the Head of Paid Service.

 

Minutes:

The Head of Paid Service and the Strategic Director (Corporate and Regulatory) presented the report on the Pay Award 2023.

 

RESOLVED:     (a)      That a pay award of 6% on the base salary of all staff from 1 April 2023 and increase car and fuel allowances by the same amount be approved.

 

(b)          That the following be approved in order to maintain the National Living Wage for 2023:

 

·        Remove entry point band L2

·        Apply an additional 4% increase to remaining scale point L3

·        Remove scale point K1 to retain differentials between grades L & K.