Agenda and draft minutes

oneSource Joint Committee - Friday, 15th January, 2021 9.00 am

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Andrew Beesley, Head of Democratic Services  Email: andrew.beesley@onesource.co.uk

Items
No. Item

9.

Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for remainder of the 2020/21 municipal year

Nominations are invited for the election of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee for the remainder of the 2020/21 municipal year.

 

Note: As per the oneSource legal agreement, the Chair for the 2020/21 municipal year will be from Newham and the Vice Chair from Havering.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that Councillor Terry Paul be appointed as Chairman and Councillor Roger Ramsey be appointed as Vice Chairman of the Joint Committee for the remainder of the 2020/21 municipal year.

10.

Membership of the Joint Committee

To note that Councillor Zulfiqar Ali replaces Councillor John Gray as a Newham representative on the Joint Committee.

Minutes:

The Joint Committee noted Councillor Ali had replaced Councillor Gray as a Newham representative.

11.

Disclosures of Interest

Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point of the meeting. Members may still disclose an interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of interest

12.

Exclusion of the Public

To consider whether the public should now be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that it is likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public were present during these items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972; and, if it is decided to exclude the public on these grounds, the Sub-Committee to resolve accordingly on the motion of the Chairman.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED that the public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that it was likely that, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, if members of the public were present during these items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

13.

APPOINTMENT TO THE POST OF CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (oneSource)

Job description attached.

 

Report attached (not available to press or public).

Minutes:

The Joint Committee interviewed two applicants for the position. It considered carefully the merits of each candidate and satisfied itself as to their competency by reference to their written profiles and the answers to questions concerning the role and by wider questioning.

 

The Joint Committee considered that one candidate had more relevant experience and therefore concluded that the candidate was suitable for the post and indicated a provisional intention to make an offer to that candidate.