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Apologies for absence
Apologies were received from the Vice-Chair, Mr Ian Edwards, Councillor Jean Bowers, Councillor Michael Coleman, Councillor David Conway and Councillor Mick Salih.
Referrals Sub Committee â€“ 15 September 2010
Declarations of Interest (If Any)
To provide an opportunity for Members/Officers to declare a personal or prejudicial interest in any matter on the agenda.
Members declared interests, as indicated, in accordance with the provision of the City Councilâ€™s Constitution on the issues listed below.
Mr John Bennion
(Item 26) â€“ Appointment of an Independent Member
Personal and prejudicial
Interviewed for Position on Committee and left the meeting whilst this item was under consideration
The Committee was requested to recommend to City Council the appointment of a candidate, as an independent member of the Standards Committee, for a period of four years following a recent recruitment exercise.Â
It was reported that the Relevant Authorities (Standards Committees) Regulations legislate on how independent (non-council) members are appointed and the main points of the Regulations were:
A person may not be appointed as an independent member of
the Standards Committee of an authority or sub-committee of the
Standards Committee unless the appointment is: