Terms of Reference
To recommend to Council the appointment of the Chief Executive.
To make the appointment of other Chief Officers set out in Article
12.01(b) of this Constitution.
Should the Chief Executive (in consultation with
such members as s/he deems necessary) so determine in any
individual case, to make the appointment of the Deputy Chief
Officers set out in Paragraph 4 of the Officer Employment Procedure
Rules (which are set out in Part 4 of this Constitution).
To appoint a standing Appointments Sub-Committee to normally
undertake the above tasks.
With the exception of arrangements for the
appointment of an Interim Chief Executive, all other interim
appointments are to be conducted in accordance with the
Council’s policy on Acting Arrangements.
The usual practice of the Appointments
Committee is to establish a standing Sub-Committee to deal with all
appointments on its behalf (see below).
Five members which must
include at least one member of the Cabinet. For the avoidance of doubt, a meeting of the
Appointments Committee shall not be regarded as inquorate solely because of the absence of the
nominated Cabinet member.