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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from John Barker, Deputy Alex Deane, Vivienne Littlechild, Deputy Catherine McGuinness and Wendy Mead.

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2.

Members' Declarations under the Code of Conduct in respect of items on the agenda

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

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3.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman in accordance with Standing Order 29.  

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Minutes:

The Committee proceeded to elect a Chairman for the year ensuing.

 

The Town Clerk read a list of those eligible to stand and Deputy Henry Pollard being the only Member indicating his willingness to serve, was duly elected as Chairman for the ensuing year.

 

The Chairman thanked Members for their support and took the opportunity to welcome a number of new Members to the Committee. He highlighted what a rewarding role sitting on the Committee could be for Members.

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4.

Election of Deputy Chairman

To elect a Deputy Chairman in accordance with Standing Order 30.

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Minutes:

The Committee proceeded to elect a Deputy Chairman for the year ensuing.

 

The Town Clerk read a list of those eligible to stand and Marianne Fredericks being the only Member indicating her willingness to serve, was duly elected as Deputy Chairman for the ensuing year.

 

The Chairman thanked Members for their support and took the opportunity to welcome a number of new Members to the Committee. He highlighted what a rewarding role sitting on the Committee could be for Members.

 

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5.

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To agree the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 29 October 2012.

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Minutes:

The public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 31 October 2012 were approved.

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6.

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Public Minutes and summary of the Reference Sub-Committee meeting held on 29 October 2012.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the minutes of its Reference Sub-Committee meeting held on 31 October 2012.

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7.

Appointment of Reference Sub - Committee

To appoint a Reference Sub Committee (Interview Panel) to select a child for the Corporation’s 2014 Presentation to Christ’s Hospital.

 

[NB: Interviews will take place from 2.00pm today]

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Minutes:

Members proceeded to appoint a Reference Sub-Committee for the interviews that would be taking place later on the 22 November 2013.

 

The Town Clerk advised that in previous years the Reference-Sub Committee had the following composition: -

Chairman of the Committee

Deputy Chairman of the Committee

One other Member of the Committee

 

 

 

 

 

The Town Clerk asked Members to indicate their willingness to serve and Ian Seaton being the only Member present wishing to serve on the Reference Sub-Committee, was duly appointed.

 

RESOLVED – That the Reference Sub-Committee composition be approved with the following Membership: -

 

Deputy Henry Pollard (Chairman)

Marianne Fredericks (Deputy Chairman)

Ian Seaton

 

 

 

 

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8.

Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

In response to a Member’s question, the Town Clerk advised that shortlisted candidates sent to the City Corporation to be considered for presentation must have met the following criteria: -

 

·         Met Christ Hospital’s own selection criteria to be eligible for presentation, including having a household income below £56,000 (assessed and verified by Christ’s Hospital);

·         A close City connection or with a City Fringe Borough; and

·         Come from a family where the child may benefit from a boarding environment.

 

 

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9.

Any Other Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

The Chairman used this opportunity to thank Ray Catt for his years on the Committee and for his role as a Donation Governor at Christ’s Hospital, following his resignation from the Court of Common Council.

 

In response to the Chairman’s question, the Town Clerk undertook to find out how many years Mr Catt’s child had left at the school and what could be done about retaining a City link with that child given that her Donation Governor would no longer be resident in the UK.

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10.

Exclusion of the Public

MOTION - That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED - That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

 

Item No.

Exemption Paragraph(s)

11 – 14

1, 2 & 3

15 & 16

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11.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2012.

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Minutes:

The non-public minutes of the meeting held on 31 October 2012 were approved.

 

 

 

 

 

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12.

Non-Public Minutes of the Reference Sub-Committee

Non-public minutes of the last meeting of the Reference Sub-Committee on 29 October 2012.

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Minutes:

The Committee received the non-public minutes of the Reference Sub-Committee held on 29 October 2012.

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13.

Progress on Children Presented in the Last Five Years

An opportunity for Donation Governors to provide a verbal update on the progress of children presented in the last five years.

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Minutes:

The Committee received updates from current Donation Governors on their respective Presentees.

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14.

Applications for Presentation 2014

To discuss applications for the Corporation’s 2014 Presentation to Christ’s Hospital.

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received the application documentation for the short listed candidates for presentation in September 2014.

 

 

 

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15.

Any Non-Public Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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16.

Any Other Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent Whilst The Public Are Excluded

Minutes:

There were two urgent items.

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