Agenda and draft minutes

Pensions Committee - Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 11.00 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Adam Chisnall on 033 022 28314  Email:  adam.chisnall@westsussex.gov.uk

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44.

Declarations of Interests

Members and officers are invited to make any declaration of personal or prejudicial interests that they may have in relation to items on the agenda and are reminded to make any declarations at any stage during the meeting if it becomes apparent that this may be required when a particular item or issue is considered.

 

It is recorded in the register of interests that:

·       Mr Donnelly is a Horsham District Councillor

·       Cllr Elkins is a Member of the Littlehampton Harbour Board and Arun District Council

·       Cllr Hunt is the Chairman of the Chichester Harbour Conservancy

·       Cllr Jupp is a Member of Horsham District Council and has a daughter who works for Blackrock

·       Cllr Walsh is the Leader of Arun District Council and a Member of Littlehampton Town Council

 

These financial interests only need to be declared at the meeting if there is an agenda item to which they relate.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

44.1 None declared.

45.

Part I Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 156 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the Part I minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 23 October 2020 attached (cream paper).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

45.1   The Chairman requested that an update on the annual benefit statement breach be prepared for the January meeting.

 

45.2   Resolved – That the Part I minutes of the Pensions Committee held on 23 October 2020 be approved as a correct record, and that they be signed by the Chairman.

46.

Date of the next meeting

The next meeting of the Pensions Committee will be at 10.00 a.m. on 25 January 2021.

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Minutes:

46.1   The Committee noted that its next scheduled meeting would take place on 25 January 2021.

47.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider in respect of the following item(s) whether the public, including the press, should be excluded from the meeting on the grounds of exemption under Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as indicated below, and because, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption of that information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman noted that no Committee member disagreed with the meeting entering the Part II section of the meeting as set out on the agenda.

Resolved - That under Section 100(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I, of Schedule 12A, of the Act by virtue of the paragraph specified under the item and that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption of that information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

48.

Part II Minutes of the last meeting

To confirm the Part II minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 23 October 2020, for members of the Committee only (yellow paper).

Minutes:

The Committee agreed the Part II minutes of the Pensions Committee held on 23 October 2020.

49.

ACCESS Update

Report by the Director of Finance and Support Services attached for members of the Committee only (yellow paper).

 

The Committee is asked to consider the recommendations within the report.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report by the Director of Finance and Support Services.

 

The Committee considered the information in the report and responded accordingly to the recommendations.