Agenda and minutes

General Services Committee - Tuesday, 23rd June, 2015 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 4, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL. View directions

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No. Item



To approve as a correct record the minutes of General Services Committee meeting held on 16th June 2015. These are to follow.


The Minutes of the General Services Committee held on 16 June 2015 were approved as a correct record.


Items of Urgent Business

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were no items of urgent business


Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interest


Interviews for Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service


The Committee interviewed five candidates and unanimously agreed the successful candidate.


The Committee extended their thanks to Penny Ransley and Martin Tucker of Gatenby Sanderson and Jackie Hinchliffe and team for coordinating and supporting the selection process.


RESOLVED That Lyn Carpenter be recommended to Council as the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service for Thurrock Council.