The Committee considered the report of the Deputy Chief Executive which sought agreement for delegated powers to the Deputy Chief Executive for the expenditure of funds from the F and A S Maskew Bequest.
The proposal sought approval from the Committee to maintain the current day to day operational arrangements pending any further considerations which this Committee may have in relation to the Bequest.
DECIDED – That (1) the Deputy Chief Executive be delegated authority to approve expenditure up to the total sum of £10,000 per annum from the Maskew Bequest for the purposes of the purchase of books and the promotion of and engagement with the F and A S Maskew Bequest Collection;
(2) proposed expenditure in excess of £10,000 per annum to be the subject of report to this Committee for approval, with any urgent matters requiring a decision prior to the convening of a meeting of this Committee to be delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive after consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of this Committee;
(3) any proposed expenditure or other matter impacting upon the F and A S Maskew Bequest specifically which has been the subject of a report to the Cabinet or to an individual Portfolio Holder be submitted to this Committee for approval as the Bequest Trustee prior to the implementation of any decision.