Agenda Frontsheet 06/07/2017, 11.30



Employment Committee MEETING




Date:    Thursday 6 July 2017

Time:    11.30 am or at the conclusion of the Member Briefing, to be given by the Head of HR Shared Services, whichever is the later

Venue:  Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors  Barned, Mrs Blackmore, D Burton, Mrs Gooch (Chairman), Mrs Grigg (Vice-Chairman), Harper, Joy, D Mortimer, Perry, Mrs Ring, Mrs Stockell and Mrs Wilson



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




5.        Disclosures of Lobbying




6.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosures of exempt information




7.        Minutes of the Meeting held on 1 February 2017

1 - 5



8.        Minutes of the Meeting held on 23 May 2017

6 - 7



9.        Presentation of Petitions (if any)




10.    Questions and answer session for members of the public




11.    Report of the Head of HR Shared Services - Workforce Strategy Update

8 - 16



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