Decision details

Senior Management Appointment

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report sought approval for the introduction of and appointment to a new permanent post of Director of Leisure and Communities and consequential changes to the remit of the other Director posts.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


Cabinet was satisfied that this decision would ensure that the Council continued to provide excellent services in the face of increasing service demands, complex corporate projects and aspirations to improve performance.




That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-


(1)     the new post of Director of Leisure and Communities be approved;


(2)     the appointment of the Director of Leisure and Communities be delegated to the Chief Executive; and


(3)     following appointment to the new post the revised Senior Management structure contained within the Senior Management Pay Policy be amended as set out at Annex 1 of the report.


Reason Key: Expenditure > £50,000;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Justin Ives, Chief Executive Email:

Report author: Justin Ives

Publication date: 06/06/2019

Date of decision: 04/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Cabinet

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