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5 March 2020

The agenda for the RCVS Council meeting of 5 March 2020 is set out below.

Unclassified papers for this meeting can be downloaded as one PDF bundle from the ‘Related documents’ box at the bottom of the page.

View paper classification definitions below, along with classification rationales.

Agenda item

Paper title

Category

Classification rationales

1

President's Introduction

Oral report - Unclassified

 

2

Apologies for Absence and welcome to new member

Oral report - Unclassified

 

3

Declarations of Interests

Oral report - Unclassified

 

4

 

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 23 January 2020

 

Unclassified

 

 

 

Classified appendix

Confidential

1,2,3,4

5

Matters Arising

 

 

  5a

Obituaries

Oral report - Unclassified

 

  5b

Council correspondence

Oral report - Unclassified

 

  5c

CEO update

Oral report - Unclassified

 

6

Matters for Decision or Note by Council (unclassified items)

   

  6a

Under care/out of hours review – update Oral report - Unclassified  

  6b

Veterinary Council of Ireland Mutual Recognition Agreement - addendum Unclassified  

  6c

Practice Standards Scheme - updates

Unclassified

 

7

Report of Committee - To Note

 

 

  7a

Advancement of the Professions Committee

Unclassified

 

  7b

Audit and Risk Committee

 

 

7bi

Minutes of the meeting held 1 November 2019 (previously confidential until agreed)

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Confidential

 

1,2,3

7bii

Minutes of the meeting held 13 February 2020 (Draft)

Confidential

1,2,3

  7c

Education Committee

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Confidential

 

4

  7d 

Finance and Resources Committee

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Confidential

 

2,3,4

  7e

Standards Committee

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Confidential

 

1,2,3

  7f

Veterinary Nurses Council

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Private/Confidential

 

1,2,3,4,5

  7g

PIC / DC Liaison Committee

Classified appendix

Unclassified

Private/Confidential

 

1,2,5

8

Reports of statutory committees - to note

   

  8a

Preliminary Investigation Committee

Unclassified

 

  8b

RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee

Unclassified

 

  8c

Disciplinary Committee and RVN Disciplinary Committee

Unclassified

 

9

Notices of Motion

Oral report - Unclassified

 

10

Questions

Oral report - Unclassified

 

11

Recommendations for the appointment of Officers - President and Vice-President (Senior) respectively, for confirmation at the AGM on 10 July 2020

Oral report - Unclassified

 

12

Election of the Vice-President (Junior) - recommendation for confirmation at the AGM on 10 July 2020

Oral report - Unclassified

 

13

Other Elections

 

 

13a

Treasurer

Oral report - Unclassified

 

13b

Chair, Advancement of the Professions Committee

Oral report - Unclassified

 

13c

Chair, Education Committee

Oral report - Unclassified

 

13d

Chair, Standards Committee

Oral report - Unclassified

 

14

Any Other College business

Oral report - Unclassified 

 

15

Risk Register, equality and diversity

Oral report - Unclassified

 

16

Date of the next meeting

 

 

Confidential Session

 

 

17

Matters for Decision by Council and for Report (confidential items)

   
  17a

Discretionary Fund report

Oral report - Confidential

1,3

  17b

Estates Strategy - update 

Oral report - Confidential

1,3

  17c

Draft accounts 2019

Confidential

1

  17d

Diploma of Fellowship by Thesis - ratification

Confidential

1

  17e

Appointment of Assistant Registrar

Private/Confidential

1,5

  17f

RCVS Honours and Awards

Private/Confidential

1,5

18

Any Other College Business

Oral report - Private/Confidential

1,5

19

Risk Register, Equality and Diversity

Oral report - Confidential

1,2,3,4

 

Classifications explained

Unclassified

Papers will be published on the internet and recipients may share them and discuss them freely with anyone. This may include papers marked 'Draft'.

Confidential

Temporarily available only to Council Members, non-Council members of the relevant committee, working party or Board and not for dissemination outside that group unless and until the relevant committee or Council has given approval for public discussion, consultation or publication. 

Private

The paper includes personal data which should not be disclosed at any time or for any reason, unless the data subject has agreed otherwise. The Chairman may, however, indicate after discussion that there are general issues which can be disclosed, for example in reports to committees and Council. 

 

Classification rationales

Confidential 

1. To allow the Committee or Council to come to a view itself, before presenting to and/or consulting with others

2. To maintain the confidence of another organisation

3. To protect commercially sensitive information 

4. To maintain public confidence in and/or the RCVS 

Private

5. To protect information which may contain personal data, special category data, and/or criminal offence data, as listed under the General Data Protection Regulation

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