Agenda

Pension Fund Committee - Wednesday 24 November 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2XY. View directions

Contact: Andrew Seaman, Senior Democratic & Electoral Services Officer  E-mail:  andrew.seaman@harrow.gov.uk

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Agenda - Part I

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1.

Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

 

Reserve Members may attend meetings:-

 

(i)            to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)          where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)         the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)         if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 14 KB

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:

 

(a)          all Members of the Panel;

(b)          all other Members present.

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3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 229 KB

That the minutes of the meeting held on 13 September 2021 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.

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Public Questions *

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

 

Questions will be asked in the order in which they were received.  There will be a time limit of 15 minutes for the asking and answering of public questions.

 

[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm, 19 November 2021.  Questions should be sent to publicquestions@harrow.gov.uk  

No person may submit more than one question].

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5.

Petitions

To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).

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Deputations

To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.

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7.

Performance Dashboard and Update on Regular Items

Report  of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting - Update pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

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9.

London Collective Investment Vehicle - Amendments to Shareholder Agreement and Articles of Association pdf icon PDF 380 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

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Appointment of Independent Advisors pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

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Any Other Urgent Business

Which cannot otherwise be dealt with.

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12.

Exclusion of the Press Public

To resolve that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business, on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of confidential information in breach of an obligation of confidence, or of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972:

 

Agenda Item No

 

Title

Description of Exempt Information

13.

Performance Dashboard and Update on Regular Items (Appendices 3 and 4)

Exempt from publication under paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

14.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting – Update

(Appendix 2)

Exempt from publication under paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

15.

Investment Strategy – Follow-up Actions from Manager Day

Exempt from publication under paragraph 3, Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) as it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

 

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Agenda - Part II

13.

Performance Dashboard and Update on Regular Items

Appendices 3 and 4 to the report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

14.

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting - Update

Appendix 2 to the report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

15.

Investment Strategy - Follow-up Actions from Manager Day

Report of the Director of Finance and Assurance.

[Please note that Aon, Advisers to the Fund, will be attending this meeting.]

Special Circumstances and Ground for Urgency

Note:  In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the following agenda items have been admitted late to the agenda by virtue of the special circumstances and urgency detailed below:-

 

 

Agenda item

Special Circumstances/Grounds for Urgency

 

7 & 13.

Performance Dashboard

and Update on Regular

Items

This report was not available at the time the agenda was printed and circulated as it was being consulted on and information awaited to allow the report and appendices to be completed and circulated together.  Members are requested to consider this item, as a matter of urgency, to allow a decision to be taken at the earliest opportunity.

 

15.

Investment Strategy - Follow-up Actions from Manager Day (Appendices 2 and 3)

The appendices to this report were not available at the time the agenda was printed and circulated due to the proximity of the Manager Day when the information was requested and the agenda despatch timetable.   Members are requested to consider this item, as a matter of urgency, to allow a decision to be taken at the earliest opportunity.

 

 

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* Data Protection Act Notice

The Council will record the meeting and will place the recording on the Council’s website.

 

[Note:  The questions and answers will not be reproduced in the minutes.]

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