Members considered proposed changes to the Scheme of Delegation to reflect changes to staff structures and to align with the Financial Regulations. The Chief Executive advised that the changes would increase efficiency.
A member suggested that this document was becoming unwieldly and would benefit from a more accessible tabular version. He also felt that the Governance and Member Development Working Group should review the Scheme of Delegation annually to ensure that it was kept updated.
Some errors in nomenclature were noted and would be rectified before publication.
a) To approve the amendments to the Scheme of Delegation and Financial Regulations as set out in the report and enclosures;
b) Approve the adjustments to financial sign off limits for named Senior Officers as set out in the report;
c) That the Governance and Member Development Working Group review the Scheme of Delegation annually and bring any recommendation to the Authority;