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8 October 2020

The agenda for the RCVS Council meeting of 8 October 2020 is set out below.

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

View paper classification definitions.

Agenda item

Paper title

Category

Rationale

 

1

President's Introduction

Oral report  

2

Apologies for Absence

Oral report

 

3

Declarations of Interests

Oral report

 

4

Minutes 

Refer to Council Minutes

 

4a

Minutes held 3 September 2020

Confidential appendix

1,3,4,5

  4b

Minutes held 21 September 2020- classified appendix

Confidential

1,2,3

5

Matters arising

 

 

  5a

Obituaries

Oral report

 

  5b

Council correspondence

Oral report

 

  5c

CEO update

   

6

Matters for decision by Council and for report

   

  6a

Under care/out of hours – update Oral report  

  6b

Remote prescribing Unclassified  

  6c

Covid-19 Taskforce

Unclassified

 

  6d

Council culture

Unclassified

 

6e

Legislation Working Party- draft consultation document

Unclassified

 

7

Report of standing Committee - To Note

 

 

  7a

Advancement of the Professions Committee

Unclassified

 

  7b

Audit and Risk Committee

Confidential

1,2,3

  7c Education Committee

Confidential

1

  7d

Finance and Resources Committee

Unclassified

 

  7e

Standards Committee

Unclassified

 

  7f

Veterinary Nurses Council

Unclassified

 

  7g

PIC/DC Liaison Committee

Unclassified

 

8

Reports of statutory committees - to note

   

  8a

Preliminary Investigation Committee (and annual update)

Unclassified

 

  8b

RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee

Unclassified

 

  8c

Disciplinary Committee and RVN Disciplinary Committee (and annual update)

Unclassified

 

9

Notices of Motion

Oral report

 

10

Questions

Oral report

 

11

Any other College business (unclassified)

Oral report

 

12

Risk Register, equality and diversity (unclassified)

Oral report

 

13

Date of next meeting

Oral report  

 

Confidential session

   

14

Matters for decision by Council and for report

Oral report  
  14a

Certification review

Confidential

1,2,3,4

  16b

Estates Strategy - update 

Oral report- Confidential

1,2,3

  16c

2021 Budget

Confidential 

1,2,3

17

Any Other College Business (confidential)

Oral report

 

18

Risk Register, Equality and Diversity (confidential)

Oral report

 

 

 

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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