Agenda and minutes

via Teams, Governance Committee - Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: CC2, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Andy Cottell  01273 481955

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No. Item


Minutes of the meeting held on 2 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 384 KB


20.1     RESOLVED – that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Committee held on 2 October 2020 be confirmed and signed as a correct record. 


Disclosures of interests

Disclosures by all members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the member regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.



21.1     Councillor Tutt declared a personal interest in Item 6 as a member of the Pension Committee, but he did not consider this prejudicial. 




22.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.



Partnership Working with West Sussex County Council

Report by the Chief Executive

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23.1     The Committee considered a report by the Chief Executive on joint working with West Sussex County Council.


23.2     The Committee RESOLVED to agree to the establishment of a post of Executive Director, Adult Social Care and Health who will work across East and West Sussex County Councils and that they be placed on the Chief Officer Band B for the purpose of East Sussex County Council’s contribution to the remuneration.



The Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Discretions pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report by the Chief Operating Officer

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24.1     The Committee considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer on an updated policy in relation to the employer discretions under the Local Government Pension Scheme  operated by the County Council.


24.2     The Committee RESOLVED to recommend the County Council approves the updated policy for employer discretions under the Local Government Pension Scheme as set out in Appendix 1 of the report.