Decision details

Succession Planning

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To recommend to Council a Succession Plan for the Corporate Management Team
The Public are likely to be excluded from any discussion at which this report is considered on the grounds that it is likely that there would be a disclosure to the public of ‘exempt information’ of the description specified in Paragraph 1 (Information relating to any individual) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

(recommendation to Council)



[Note In accordance with their earlier declarations of a personal interest in this agenda item (minute 260) Mr Carvell, Mr Over and Mr Ward had withdrawn from the meeting at the end of agenda item 13, at the start of the short adjournment]


The Cabinet considered the confidential report and its two appendices circulated with the agenda to CDC members and relevant officers only.


The report was introduced by Mrs Shepherd.


Mrs Belenger and Mr Bennett in their capacities as the Deputy Section 151 Officer and the Monitoring Officer were in attendance.


The three aforementioned officers answered members’ questions and comments on points of detail.


Members commended the clarity and comprehensiveness of the report.




The Cabinet voted unanimously on a show of hands in favour of making the following resolution and recommendation.




That the Succession Plan set out in the confidential agenda report and its appendices be endorsed.




That the Council approves the recommendations made in paras 3.1 to 3.5 inclusive of the confidential agenda report.

Report author: Mrs Diane Shepherd

Publication date: 05/10/2016

Date of decision: 04/10/2016

Decided at meeting: 04/10/2016 - Cabinet

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