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									14 July 2011
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                                                                   Greater Manchester


Cluster Board Meeting
AGENDA ITEM NO 18

14 July 2011



REPORT OF:                                     Associate Director of Human Resources


DATE OF PAPER:                                 6 July 2011


                                               Remuneration and Terms of Service Committee
SUBJECT:
                                               Terms of Reference


IN CASE OF QUERY, PLEASE                       Andrea Anderson
CONTACT                                        0161 762 3143


PURPOSE OF PAPER:

Attached are proposed Terms of Reference for the Remuneration and Terms of Service
Committee. They were considered and agreed for presentation to the Board at the first
meeting of the Committee held on June 22nd.

The Board is asked to approve the attached Terms of Reference.




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                                    Remuneration and
                                Terms of Service Committee

Terms of Reference

Membership
1. The Remuneration and Terms of Service Committee is a Committee of all ten
Greater Manchester PCTs. Any reference to the PCT in this document should be
taken to apply to all ten PCTs.

2. All Non-Executive Directors are members of this committee

Attendance
3. The Chief Executive may attend to advise the Committee for the purpose of
approval of Directors’ and other staffs’ terms and conditions of service. The Chief
Executive will not attend for discussions about his/her own remuneration and terms
of service.

4. Other Directors and the Associate Director of HR may be invited to attend the
meeting for the purpose of providing advice and/or clarification to the Committee.

Quorum
5. The meeting will be quorate if three of the Non-Executive Committee members are
present.

Terms of Reference
6. The Remuneration and Terms of Service Committee’s primary aim is to approve
the appropriate remuneration and terms of service for the Chief Executive, Directors
and Very Senior Managers, (including Agenda for Change Band 9 staff). In addition
the Committee will consider some issues in relation to all staff employed by the PCT.
The Committee will have delegated powers to act on behalf of the PCT within the
approved Terms of Reference.

7. For the Chief Executive, Directors and other Very Senior Managers, to agree:
     All aspects of salary (including any performance-related elements, bonuses)
     Provisions for other benefits, including pensions and cars;
     Arrangements for termination of employment and other contractual terms
       (decisions requiring dismissal shall be referred to the Board)


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8. consider and approve the following issues for submission to the SHA
   Remuneration Committee
    VSM pay proposals
    VSM performance pay proposals
    Severance payments to Chief Executives and Directors
    Termination payments requiring Treasury approval
    Redundancy/early retirement payments to Chief Executives and Directors, or
     costing over £50,000

9. The Committee has no authority in relation to the remuneration and terms of
   service of the Chairman and non-officer members of the PCT.

Relationship with and reporting to the Board
10. Minutes of meetings will be taken by the Board Secretary to the Trust or
representative, who will service the Committee. Minutes will be reported & recorded
at the full Trust Board in Part 2 of the meeting. The minutes of the Remuneration
Committee Meeting are confidential to members of the Board and the Secretary or
representative in line with exemptions from the Freedom of Information Act 2000
under section 40 (Personal Information).

Frequency of Meeting
11. The Committee shall meet as required but will meet not less than twice yearly.

Administrative Support
12. The Board Secretary will provide administrative support to the Committee.



June 2011




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