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Appointment of Chair
It was moved and seconded that Cllr George Hayes be appointed as Chair.
That Cllr George Hayes be appointed as Chair.
Apologies for Absence
Apologies were received from Cllr Beanland. Cllr Parkinson attended as a substitute.
Public Speaking/Open Session
In accordance with paragraph 2.24 of the Committee Procedure Rules and Appendix on Public Speaking, set out in the Constitution, a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to put questions to the Sub-Committee on any matter relating to this agenda. Each member of the public will be allowed up to two minutes to speak; the Chair will have discretion to vary this where they consider it appropriate.
Members of the public wishing to speak are required to provide notice of this at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.
There were no public speakers.
Declarations of Interest
To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.
In the interest of openness, all members declared that they knew the applicant for St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School and the applicant for Ashdene Primary School as they were both fellow Councillors.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2023.
That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2023 be agreed as a correct record.
Exclusion of the Press and Public
The reports relating to the remaining items on the agenda have been withheld from public circulation and deposit pursuant to Section 100(B)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the matters may be determined with the press and public excluded.
The Committee may decide that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and public interest would not be served in publishing the information.
That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item in pursuant to Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing this information.
Local Authority Nominations to School Governing Bodies
To consider the report on the current Local Authority Governor vacancies in Cheshire East schools.
The committee received the report which detailed the current Local Authority
Governor vacancies within Cheshire East maintained schools and academies, in the context of vacancies at a national level, and recommended individuals for nomination to identified posts.
That, having regard to the statutory guidance in making nominations, the
following be approved:
Nominations for Appointment
ST GREGORY’S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
ASHDENE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Nominations for Re-appointment
ST VINCENT DE PAUL CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
MIDDLEWICH PRIMARY SCHOOL
Date of Next Meeting
To confirm the date of the next meeting.
The sub-committee noted the dates that were set out in the calendar of meetings and made a request that these be rescheduled to closer to the end of the school terms to allow more time for applications to be received before the meetings. It was agreed that the Democratic Services Officer would reschedule the meetings, in consultation with the Chair and Senior Governance Officer, and the committee would be informed of the revised dates.