Committee details

Guildford & Waverley Joint Senior Staff Committee

Purpose of committee

This Joint Appointments Committee has been established in accordance with Section 102 (1) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972 (Appointment of committees).


Membership comprises of the respective Leaders of both councils plus two members appointed by Guildford Borough Council and two members appointed by Waverley Borough Council. There are no substitute members.


The venue for meetings of the Joint Appointments Committee shall normally alternate between the two councils with the host Leader chairing the meeting and the Joint Appointments Committee shall be chaired alternately between the councils by their respective Leaders.


The purpose of the Committee is to adopt and exercise the functions of Guildford Borough Council and Waverley Borough Council as delegated by those councils in respect of the appointment of the councils’ Joint Chief Executive/Head of Paid Service and any Joint Statutory Officer and Director posts as are covered by the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) Regulations 2001 (as amended) or any successor regulations.


The Committee meets as and when required.


QUORUM: 3 (subject to each council being represented at a meeting by at least 1 member)