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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Deputy Alex Deane, Christopher Hayward and Edward Lord.

 

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2.

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

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

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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.

 

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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 express what a rewarding role it was sitting on the Committee.

 

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5.

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To agree the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 22nd November 2013.

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Minutes:

The public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 22 November 2013 were approved.

 

 

 

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6.

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Public Minutes and summary of the Reference Sub-Committee meeting held on the 22nd November 2013.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the minutes of its Reference Sub-Committee meeting held on 22 November 2013.

 

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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 2015 Presentation Place at Christ’s Hospital.

 

[NB: Interview will take place on the 28th November from 2.30pm]

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Minutes:

Members proceeded to appoint a Reference Sub-Committee for the interviews that would be taking place on the 28th November 2014.

 

The Town Clerk asked Members to indicate their willingness to serve and Lucy Frew 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)

Lucy Frew

 

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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 candidates who were shortlisted for presentation must have met the following criteria: - 

 

·         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

 

A Member requested term times and calendar events for the School were sent to all Members of the Committee, the Town Clerk agreed to request the information from the School.

 

The Town Clerk advised that William Stephenson whose term ends in 2015, required a replacement Donation Governor as his Donation Governor Ray Catts had left the City of London Corporation. Dennis Cotsgrove volunteered and the Town Clerk undertook to contact the School to confirm the appointment.

 

The Committee thanked the School for hosting Members during their visit to the School and requested that future visits take place on a Saturday to allow more Members to attend.

 

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9.

Any Other Business That The Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

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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 – 16

1, 2 & 3

 

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11.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 22nd November 2013.

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Minutes:

The non-public minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2013 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 22nd November 2013.           

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Minutes:

The Committee received the non-public minutes of the Reference Sub-Committee held on 22 November 2013.

 

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13.

Applications for Presentation 2016

To discuss applications for the Corporation’s 2015 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 2016.

 

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14.

Progress on Children Presented in the Last Five Years

Note from Christ’s Hospital on Presentees progress and an opportunity for Donation Governors to provide their own update.  

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Minutes:

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

 

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15.

Questions on Non-Public 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 no urgent items.

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