Agenda and minutes

Democratic Services Committee
Monday, 8th November, 2021 9.30 am

Venue: Hybrid Meeting: Via MS Teams/Abraham Derby Room at the General Offices, Ebbw Vale - if you would like to attend please contact committee.services@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk

Contact: Democratic Services  6139

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Simultaneous Translation

You are welcome to use Welsh at the meeting, a minimum notice period of 3 working days is required should you wish to do so.  A simultaneous translation will be provided if requested.

Minutes:

It was noted that no requests had been received for the simultaneous translation service.

2.

Apologies

To receive.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors J. Collins, M. Cross and G.A. Davies.

3.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To consider any declarations of interest and dispensations received.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest or dispensations reported.

4.

Democratic Services Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To receive the Minutes of the Democratic Services Committee held on 17th September, 2021.

 

(Please note the minutes are submitted for points of accuracy only)

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting held on 17th September, 2021.

 

The Committee AGREED that the Minutes be received as a true record of proceedings.

5.

Draft Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 794 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Organisational Development.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Head of Organisational Development which was presented to inform Members of the proposals contained within the draft report of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales for 2022/23.

 

 

 

 

Upon a vote being taken it was unanimously

 

AGREED to recommend to Council that the report be accepted and Option 2 be endorsed, namely that the Democratic Services Committee did not support the increases in remuneration as set out in the draft IRPW proposals for 2022/23, however, the report be presented to Council for consideration of all other aspects of the report.