Decision details

Appointment of Section 151 Officer - Management Team Restructure of Responsibilities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Deputy Chief Executive presented a report seeking approval for the appointment of the Chief Executive (Head of Paid Service) to the role of Section 151 Officer until 31 March 2023 and for the reallocation of the wider non-section 151 functions of the Director of Finance and Commercial.


The decision:


That Council approves that:-


(1)       The Chief Executive is appointed as Section 151 Officer until 31 March 2023;


(2)       authority is delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive to commission independent external advice and support, in the event that the Chief Executive acting as Head of Paid Service and/or Section 151 Officer may be considered to have a conflict of interest on the basis described in this report; and


(3)       the Chief Executive is authorised to allocate any remaining services of the Director of Finance and Commercial amongst the senior management team.

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Publication date: 17/08/2022

Date of decision: 16/08/2022

Decided at meeting: 16/08/2022 - Council

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