Agenda

Governance and Constitution Committee
Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Lecture Theatre - Sadler Road, Cheshire

Contact: Donna Linton  Governance and Planning Manager

Items
No. Item

Part 1 - Business to be discussed in public

1.

PROCEDURAL MATTERS

1A

Recording of Meeting

Members are reminded that this meeting will be audio-recorded.

1B

Apologies for Absence

1C

Membership of Committee

Members are asked to note the membership of the Governance and Constitution Committee for 2019-20, as agreed by the Fire Authority on 19th June 2019.

 

Councillors:

 

S Wright – Chair

R Polhill – Deputy Chair

R Bailey

M Biggin

D Brown

M Delaney

N Mannion

 

Substitutes:

 

M Beanland

D Edwardes

P Wheeler

 

Independent (non-elected) Members:

 

D Barnett

L Thomson

 

 

1D

Responsibilities of Committee (and Sub-Committee) pdf icon PDF 48 KB

1E

Declarations of Members' Interests

Members are reminded that the Members’ Code of Conduct requires the disclosure of Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Non-Statutory Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Disclosable Non-Pecuniary Interests.

 

1F

Minutes of the Governance and Constitution Committee pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Governance and Constitution Committee held on 10th April 2019.

 

Matters arising from the meeting on 10th April 2019:

 

Following the recommendations of the Committee at its last meeting, two documents have been reviewed and amended by officers and are attached for consideration and approval:

 

Members’ Code of Conduct – Appendix 1.

Procedure for Handling Complaints – Appendix 2.

 

Recommended: That

 

[1]     Members approve the changes made to the Members’ Code of Conduct (Appendix 1) and the Procedure for Handling Complaints (Appendix 2) and recommend the Members’ Code of Conduct for adoption by the Fire Authority.

 

 

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ITEMS REQUIRING DISCUSSION / DECISION

2.

Compliments and Complaints Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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3.

Summary of Member Attendance 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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4.

Whistleblowing Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

5.

Dispensations pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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6.

Gifts and Hospitality Guidance pdf icon PDF 70 KB

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