Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton
Contact: Will Baines 228
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Bailey.
Declarations of Interest
Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.
Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest. This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.
No interests were declared.
That under Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for discussion of the following item as there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information relating to any individual.
Barry Khan (Monitoring Officer from North Yorkshire County Council) gave advice that the information contained in agenda item 5 included exempt information and that Members needed to consider whether it was in the public interest to consider the matter in private or in public. The Committee unanimously agreed to consider the matter in private so that a full conversation could be had on the item.
Resolved: That under Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), the public be excluded from the meeting for discussion of agenda item 5 as there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information relating to any individual.
Chief Executive's Response to the Raine and Dunstan Report
Considered in exempt session – Report of the Chief Executive.
(i) Noted the findings of the Chief Executive to date;
(ii) Noted that the Chief Executive will take further action to investigate historic allegations of bullying and / or intimidating behaviour;
(iii) Endorsed the Chief Executive’s commitment and approach of zero tolerance to dealing with any allegations of bullying and / or intimidating behaviour;
(iv) Provided additional guidance to the Chief Executive regarding the next steps she should consider so that organisational resilience and a healthy, fair and happy working environment is strengthened.