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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Vivienne Littlechild, Michael Hoffman and Maria Delgado.

 

The Committee noted the submitted comments provided by Maria Delgado.

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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.

Public Minutes pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To agree the public minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2017.

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the public minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2017 be approved as a correct record, subject to amendments to delete the apostrophe from ‘..Committee’s..’ in paragraph 3 of page 2; correct a typographical error ‘..bringing..’ in paragraph 7 of page 3; and changing ‘if’ to ‘of’ in the last line of paragraph 3 on page 4.

 

The following matters were raised:-

 

·         The Committee agreed that 2 further meetings were required during the calendar year and that these should be scheduled in the Summer and Autumn terms. The Town Clerk to liaise with the appropriate officers on prospective dates before confirming these with the Chairman and Deputy Chairman.

 

·          Members considered the circulated terms of reference of the Committee and, in accordance with the draft CUC Code and Guidance, noted that the Principal should attend, but not be a Member of, the Remuneration Committee (subject to not being present when their individual remuneration was being discussed). Noted also that the second point of the terms of reference should include all protected characteristics. Additionally, in the fifth bullet point (concerning benchmarking) “and Vice-Principals (the senior post holders)” should be included. Further changes may be required following the publication of the CUC Remuneration Code and Guidance. The Town Clerk undertook to bring the above changes to the attention of the Board for approval at its May meeting.

 

·         The Committee was informed that one further non Common Council Governor could be appointed to the Committee, and that Professor Geoff Crossick might be interested in the role, along with two additional other lay / independent members. The Academic Registrar informed Members that it would be consistent with the new CUC Code for a lay / independent member with experience in remuneration (preferably in the higher education sector) to be appointed were

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4.

Questions on matters relating to the work of the Remuneration Committee

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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5.

Any other business that the Chairman considers urgent

Minutes:

There was no other urgent public business.

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6.

Exclusion of the public

MOTION - That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business 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 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the remaining items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.

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7.

Non Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2017.

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 18 July 2017 be approved as a correct record subject to minor amendment.

 

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8.

HR report

Report of the Head of HR, Guildhall School of Music & Drama / Barbican.

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the HR report of the Head of HR, Guildhall School of Music and Drama / Barbican.

 

RECEIVED.

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9.

Draft CUC Remuneration Code and Guidance

Report of the Principal.

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Minutes:

With the agreement of the Chairman, the Committee considered a late report of the Principal on the Draft CUC Remuneration Code and Guidance.

 

RESOLVED – That a response be submitted to meet the 12 March 2018 deadline.

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10.

Comparative Salary Data

Report of the Principal.

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Minutes:

With the agreement of the Chairman, the Committee considered a late report of the Principal on comparative salary data.

 

RECEIVED.

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11.

Non Public Questions on matters relating to the work of the Remuneration Committee

Minutes:

There were no non-public questions.

 

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12.

Any other business that the Chairman considers urgent and which the Board agree should be considered whilst the public are excluded

Minutes:

There were no non-public urgent items.

 

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