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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor T Skinner, Councillor J Amos, Councillor P Brown, Councillor S Jago and R Lazelle and K Phelan Co-opted Members.


Declarations of Interest (including whipping declarations)

Members of this Committee 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 Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members’ Code of Conduct.   In  addition Members must declare any prohibited party whip which the Member has been given in relation to the meeting as per the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011.




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 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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