Issue - meetings

Appointments Report & Minor Constitutional Updates

Meeting: 14/12/2021 - Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Authority (Item 56)

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To consider a report from the Monitoring Officer, regarding some minor updates to the Constitution and appointment proposals.

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The Authority considered a report from the Monitoring Officer (item 8 in the minute book), which invited the Authority to appoint Substitute Members to its Committees to ensure that political groups were adequately represented at Committee meetings as well as approve minor updates to the Constitution.

It was confirmed that Councillor Liz Fairhurst would continue as the Chairman of Standards & Governance for the remainder of the financial year.

Members fully endorsed having deputies available for meetings to ensure full representation.




1. The Authority appointed one substitute member from the Conservative Group and one substitute member from the Liberal Democrat group to the Standards and Governance Committee and to the 3SFire Stakeholder Committee as follows:


Liberal Democrat deputy

Conservative deputy

Standards & Governance Committee

Cllr Roger Price

Cllr Derek Mellor

Stakeholder Committee

Cllr David Harrison

Cllr Gary Hughes

2. The Authority approved the minor changes to Standing Orders set out at Appendix 1.