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Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Amos.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


No Declarations of Interest were made.


Resolved that:


The public be excluded from the Meeting on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 13 and 14 under Part 4 of Schedule 12A Section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972.



Temporary Increased Enhancement of the Voluntary Redundancy / Voluntary Early Retirement (VR/VER) Package

To consider report of the Chief Executive


The Chair of the Joint Committee referred the Committee to the ‘Temporary Increased Enhancement of the Voluntary Redundancy / Voluntary Early Retirement (VR/VER) Package’ report.


The Committee were also circulated with additional papers in relation to:


·         Details of amendments to the report

·         A Risk Assessment that had been omitted from the report

·         An updated Financial and Staffing summary due to withdrawal of an application


The Committee then received a Presentation giving details of:


·         Financial Situation – Updated MTFP 2018/19 to 2021/22

·         Major Financial Pressures for 2019/20

·         VER/VR Timeline / Enhancement Offer / Considerations

·         H R Process

·         Risk Assessment – Gateway Process

·         Communications Strategy

·         Next Steps


Questions were then raised by the Committee on the report and were responded to in detail by the Officers and the Cabinet Members.


Resolved that:


The report be noted.


Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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