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Work Programme 2019/20

Meeting: 08/12/2021 - Local Growth Scrutiny Committee (Item 7.)

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Meeting: 07/12/2021 - Climate Change and Communities Scrutiny Committee (Item 7.)

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Meeting: 20/10/2021 - Local Growth Scrutiny Committee (Item 16)

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N. B. The Assistant Director of Development and Planning left the meeting at this point.

 

The Scrutiny and Elections Officer presented the Work Programme 2021/22 to the Committee. She explained that the draft review scope for ‘Review of Integration of Social Value to BDC Policy and Delivery’ was attached as Appendix 2.

 

Councillor Jim Clifton felt that the review should not start until the Committee had received the data on the District held by Partnerships.

 

The Scrutiny and Elections Officer asked the Committee if they would prefer virtual or face-to-face meetings to undertake future informal work. Members unanimously felt future informal meetings should be undertaken face-to-face.

 

Moved by Councillor David Dixon and seconded by Councillor Derek Adams.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(i) Members approve the Programme attached at Appendix 1.

 

(ii) Members approve the review scope attached at Appendix 2.

 

(Scrutiny and Elections Officer)

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 12:17 hours.

 

 


Meeting: 12/10/2021 - Climate Change and Communities Scrutiny Committee (Item 24)

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The Scrutiny & Elections Officer presented the Work Programme 2021/22 to Members. She explained that the scope for the proposed Review of Voluntary & Community Sector Grant Allocations had been amended and was attached at Appendix 2.

 

The Work Programme and the review scope was moved by Councillor Anne Clarke and seconded by Councillor Nick Clarke.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee:

 

(i) Notes the report and the Programme attached at Appendix 1 for approval;

 

(ii) Approves the draft scope (Review of Voluntary & Community Sector Grant Allocations) attached at Appendix 2.

 

(Scrutiny & Elections Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 1030 hours.

 


Meeting: 07/09/2021 - Climate Change and Communities Scrutiny Committee (Item 16)

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The Scrutiny & Elections Officer presented the Work Programme 2021/22 to Members. She explained that the Community Safety Interim Review listed for the meeting in October might not have to happen because of the amount already covered in March 2021.

 

The Work Programme was moved by Councillor Nick Clarke and seconded by Councillor Evonne Parkin.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee notes this report and approves the Programme attached at Appendix 1.

 

(Scrutiny & Elections Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 1100 hours.

 


Meeting: 01/09/2021 - Local Growth Scrutiny Committee (Item 8)

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N.B. The Portfolio Holder - Growth/Economic Development and the Assistant Director of Development and Planning left the meeting at this point.

 

The Solicitor presented the Work Programme 2021/22 to the Committee.

 

The Solicitor presented Members with the proposed scrutiny review topic in Appendix 2 (‘To consider how Worker Co-ops and Employee Ownership could be a driving factor in Regional Economic Recovery’) and suggested that if Members accept the proposed review, they might want to broaden its scope with some of the outcomes of the earlier Growth Strategy presentation in mind (particularly the slide on Social Value Strategy).

 

Councillor Jim Clifton asked what type of commercial units were planned to be used on the Coalite site. The Business Growth Manager explained that the units would be large scale warehousing units, and a Centre of Excellence for the site was also being considered.

 

Councillors Jim Clifton, David Dixon and Tracey Cannon expressed disappointment that the Coalite site would be used for warehousing units instead of businesses or educational buildings. Councillor David Dixon felt that the Council needed to investigate precisely why sites like this could not attract skilled jobs or technical industries.

 

Members agreed that the proposed review on ‘How Worker Co-ops and Employee Ownership could be a driving factor in Regional Economic Recovery’ should be discounted because they felt there was limited scope for the Council to make an impact in this area. They noted that Worker Co-ops were part of a wider community wealth building agenda that was achieved through a social value strategy.

 

Members agreed that they wanted to work with officers on the social value strategy using the former Coalite site as a case study. They felt adopting a social value strategy could also be a way to promote, support and encourage Worker Co-ops.

 

Councillor David Dixon moved and Councillor Jim Clifton seconded that the Work Programme be noted, the proposed review be discounted, and the Solicitor and the Scrutiny & Elections Officer come back to the next meeting of the Committee with a new draft review scope focussed on integration of social value at BDC to support the elements of the Business Growth Strategy Action Plan around a Social Value Index and Strategy.

 

The Business Growth Manager stated she would also engage with other local authorities that had already embedded the ‘social value index’ into their work, like Preston City Council.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(i) The Work Programme 2021/22 be noted;

 

(ii) The proposed review (‘To consider how Worker Co-ops and Employee Ownership could be a driving factor in Regional Economic Recovery’) be discounted;

 

(iii) The Solicitor and the Scrutiny & Elections Officer come back to the next meeting of the Committee with a new draft review scope focussed on integration of social value at BDC.

(Solicitor/Scrutiny & Elections Officer)

 

The meeting concluded at 11:42 hours.

 


Meeting: 03/08/2021 - Climate Change and Communities Scrutiny Committee (Item 7)

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Committee considered the Work Programme for 2021/22.

 

The Scrutiny & Elections Officer explained that the report included two attached suggested Scrutiny Review topics and Members must decide whether or not to undertake them for 2021/22:

 

1) To undertake a review of the Council’s Grant to Voluntary Organisations Budget allocations.

 

2) To consider where health and leisure activities have brought positive, best value

outcomes for customers.

 

The Scrutiny & Elections Officer added that there were two incomplete reviews that were being undertaken by the now defunct Healthy Safe Clean and Green Communities Scrutiny Committee, and this Committee could pick them up for 2021/22 if they wished:

 

1) A review of the Council’s Policy on Sky Lanterns and Helium Balloons

 

2) A review of the Council’s Policy on Fireworks

 

Councillor David Downes explained some of the work that had been undertaken for these existing reviews as the former Chair of Healthy Safe Clean and Green Communities Scrutiny Committee.

 

Members agreed to undertake the two suggested review topics and carry on with the two review topics left by Healthy Safe Clean and Green Communities Scrutiny Committee.

 

Councillor David Dixon asked what kinds of powers were available in terms of dealing with the misuse of fireworks. The Scrutiny & Elections Officer explained that North East Derbyshire District Council had recently done a review on the same subject and that review had looked more towards enforcement.

 

Councillor David Downes asked if light displays instead of fireworks was possible, and also asked what the requirements from Licensing were for fireworks used at home. The Scrutiny & Elections Officer agreed she would investigate these questions.

 

Members agreed that the need for the review of fireworks should take priority with bonfire night coming up soon.

 

The Scrutiny & Elections Officer suggested the Committee could begin at the scheduled meeting on 7th September 2021 by discussing Fireworks as part of a formal item and discussing Sky Lanterns/Helium Balloons and Grants to Voluntary Organisations as part of the informal item, and then discuss health and leisure activities at the next meeting on 12th October 2021 to allow some research to be done for it. Members agreed with this approach.

 

The Scrutiny & Elections Officer explained that prior to the 7th September 2021 meeting, she would:

 

1) Find out the answer to the Licensing question asked by Councillor David Downes

 

2) Circulate all of the information Healthy Safe Clean and Green Communities Scrutiny Committee looked at in terms of Fireworks and Sky Lanterns/Helium Balloons so it could be discussed at the 7th September meeting

 

3) Ask officers from Legal and Environmental Health to attend the 7th September meeting so they can explain precisely the powers the Council has in terms of Fireworks and Sky Lanterns/Helium Balloons.

 

It was moved by Councillor David Dixon and seconded by Councillor Janet Tait to note the Work Programme for 2021/22, accept the two suggested review topics and take on the two old review topics.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee:

 

(i) Notes the report and the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7


Meeting: 08/03/2021 - Customer Service & Transformation Scrutiny Committee (Item 7.)

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Meeting: 08/02/2021 - Customer Service & Transformation Scrutiny Committee (Item 7.)

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Meeting: 07/12/2020 - Customer Service & Transformation Scrutiny Committee (Item 33)

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(N.B. Councillor Mary Dooley and the Information, Engagement and Performance Manager left the meeting at this point.)

 

The Scrutiny and Elections Officer presented the Customer Service and Transformation Scrutiny Committee Work Programme 2020/21 to Members.

 

It was moved by Councillor Rose Bowler and seconded by Councillor Andrew Joesbury to note the Work Programme 2020/21.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee notes this report and the Programme attached at Appendix 1.

 

(Scrutiny and Elections Officer)

 


Meeting: 12/10/2020 - Customer Service & Transformation Scrutiny Committee (Item 25)

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Committee considered their work programme 2020/21.

 

In response to a Member’s question, the Scrutiny & Elections Officer advised Members that Healthy Safe Clean and Green Communities Scrutiny Committee had looked at the impact of Covid19 on Leisure Services at their meeting on 6th October.

 

Moved by Councillor Rose Bowler and seconded by Councillor Ray Heffer

RESOLVED that the Work Programme 2020/21 be noted.

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 1125 hours.