Agenda

Scrutiny Commission - Monday, 1st June, 2020 6.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Commission held on 9th March 2020.

3.

Declarations of Pecuniary and Personal Interests

No declarations were made.

4.

Declarations of the Party Whip

5.

Questions under Scrutiny Committee Procedures 11.16

No questions were submitted.

6.

Discussion Paper - Approach to Scrutiny during the COVID-19 Pandemic pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Report of the Head of Strategic Support informing the Commission of the guidance produced by the Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) supported by the Local Government Association (LGA) concerning the challenges associated with carrying out scrutiny during the Covid-19 pandemic.

7.

Pre-decision Scrutiny of any specific financial matters to be considered by Cabinet

There are no items of this nature on the Cabinet agenda for the Commission to consider.

 

8.

Cabinet items for Pre-decision Scrutiny

The following items have been identified for pre-decision scrutiny from the Cabinet agenda for 4th June 2020:

 

 

(a)   COVID-19: COUNCIL APPROACH TO COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC AND ORGANISATIONAL RECOVERY

Report of the Chief Executive setting out how the Council intends to lead and support its communities and businesses through the crisis and help them towards a sustainable recovery.

 

(b)  LEISURE CENTRE CONTRACT

 

An exempt report of the Head of Leisure and Culture to consider providing financial support to the Leisure Centre Contractor during the current Covid-19 pandemic to support ongoing hibernation, report circulated to members.

 

THIS IS AN EXEMPT REPORT AND WILL BE CONSIDERED UNDER ITEM 15

 

8a

COVID-19: Council approach to community, economic and organisational recovery pdf icon PDF 744 KB

9.

Scrutiny Commission Pre-decision Scrutiny - Cabinet Response pdf icon PDF 94 KB

A report of the Cabinet setting out its responses to recommendations of the Committee on pre-decision scrutiny items.

10.

Progress with Panel work pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider updates on the work of scrutiny panels.

 

Additional documents:

11.

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WELLBEING SERVICE - REPORT FROM NEIGHBOURHOODS AND COMMUNITY WELLBEING SCRUTINY COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Toprovide an update to the Commission from the Neighbourhoods and Community Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee after its review of the Children and Family Wellbeing Service at its meeting held on 10th March 2020.

 

12.

Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 103 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support enabling the Commission to review and agree the scrutiny work programme.

Additional documents:

13.

Scrutiny Commission Work Programme pdf icon PDF 124 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support setting out the list of forthcoming Executive Key Decisions and the Group’s Work Programme for consideration, in order to identify items for future scrutiny.

 

For information, further meetings of the Group are scheduled as follows:

 

29 June 2020

10 August 2020

14 September 2020

12 October 2020

16 November 2020

7 December 2020

                                                                       

Additional documents:

14.

EXEMPT INFORMATION

It is recommended that members of the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it involves the likely  disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972, and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest of disclosing the information.  

 

 

15.

Leisure Centre Contract

An exempt report of the Head of Leisure and Culture circulated to members.