Decision details

Minor changes to the Constitution, including Regulation, Audit and Accounts Committee Terms of Reference

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

25.1     The Committee considered a report by the Director of Law and Assurance on changes to the terms of reference of the Regulation, Audit and Accounts Committee, specifically in relation to its licensing and regulatory functions, and other minor updates to the Constitution (copy appended to the signed minutes).

 

25.2     In relation to the change in name of the Confidential Reporting Policy to the Whistleblowing Policy, the Director of Law and Assurance said that the change had been made by the Standards Committee to make the nature of the policy clearer. The Director also reassured members that, despite the age of the legislation in relation to the licensing of the employment of children, the regulations under the primary legislation and internal council arrangements were regularly updated.

 

25.3     Resolved –

 

(1)         That the proposed changes to Part 3, Appendix 5 of the Constitution, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, be endorsed for submission to the County Council for approval; and

 

(2)         That the minor changes to the Constitution, as set out in Appendix 2 to the report, be endorsed for submission to the County Council for approval.

Publication date: 24/11/2021

Date of decision: 15/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/11/2021 - Governance Committee

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