North Ayrshire Council
27 June 2007
IRVINE, 27 June 2007 - At a Special Meeting of North Ayrshire Council at 1.00 p.m.
Ian Clarkson, Robert Barr, Tom Barr, John Bell, Matthew Brown, Andrew Scott Chamberlain, Margie Currie, John Ferguson, Alex Gallagher, Tony Gurney, John Hunter, Ruby Kirkwood, Elizabeth McLardy, Peter McNamara, Ronnie McNicol, Pat McPhee, John Moffat, David Munn, Alan Munro, David O'Neill, Ryan Oldfather, John Reid, Joan Sturgeon and Craig Taylor.
I. Snodgrass, Chief Executive; T. Orr, Corporate Director (Property Services); I.T. Mackay, Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Protective); A. Herbert, Assistant Chief Executive (Finance); J.M. Macfarlane, Assistant Chief Executive (Personnel); G Lawson, Corporate Support Manager, J. Stevenson, Communications Officer and P. Shiach, Corporate Support Officer (Chief Executive's)
Councillor Clarkson in the chair.
Apologies for Absence
Jean Highgate, Alan Hill, Elisabethe Marshall and Robert Rae.
1. Exclusion of Public
The Council resolved, in terms of Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, to exclude from the Meeting the press and the public for the following item of business on the grounds indicated in terms of Paragraph 11 of Schedule 7A of the Act.
2. Single Status
The Chief Executive briefed the Council on progress on Single Status. The Assistant Chief Executive (Personnel) then submitted a presentation to the Council outlining the background and current position in relation to Single Status, including the result of the various consultation exercises undertaken with both the Unions and staff, and highlighted the implications to the Council arising from Single Status legislation.
Thereafter, the Assistant Chief Executive (Personnel) responded to questions from Members of the Council on the content of the presentation.
The Meeting ended at 1.40 p.m.