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Recruitment Panel


Number of Councillors: 7 (3 a quorum). (3/3/1).

Chair:  In respect of Chief Executive and Executive Director posts, the Chair shall be the Leader of the Council. In respect of Executive Heads/Heads of Service posts, the Chair shall be the respective Chair or Spokesperson of the Service.

Leader and Depute Leader of the Council; a Spokesperson of the responsible Service for the vacant Chief Officer post or their nominees and three Members of the main Opposition party and one member from the other Opposition party.


*Membership for the individual panels will be arranged by the Executive Director of Finance Corporate Support in consultation with the Leaders of the Administration and Opposition.

Terms of reference

To short-leet, interview and appoint applicants for Chief Officer posts within the Authority.

Delegated powers

Full delegated powers to deal with all matters detailed within the above Terms of Reference




Contact Information

Democratic Services Admin
Telephone: 01563 576137
Page last updated on2 November 2011
  • Terms of Reference
  • Composition
  • Membership
  • Delegated Powers