Economic Development and Corporate Issues Scrutiny Panel – 29 November 2010
PRESENT: Councillor Jawaid MBE in the chair.
Councillors Glover (Vice-chairman), Bainbridge, Barkworth, Ellerby, Poole and Wells.
Councillor J Briggs attended the meeting in accordance with Procedure Rule 1.37b.
The panel met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.
197 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUCICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – The following member declared a personal interest –
Nature of Interest
|Councillor Wells||200||Member of Humber Bridge Board|
No whip was declared.
198 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 15 November 2010, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chair.
199 PUBLIC SPEAKING – There were no requests received.
200 (14) ADDED ITEM – LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIPS – The Chair welcomed the council’s Chief Executive to the meeting. In accordance with the council’s constitution, the Chief Executive was in attendance to discuss the added item requested by Councillor Poole on ‘Local Enterprise Partnerships’.
The Chair introduced the item and asked the scrutiny panel if they wished the Chief Executive to provide an oral update on the current position with regard to Local Enterprise Partnerships.The members unanimously agreed this.
Following the oral update, the Chair asked Councillor Poole to initiate discussions on the added item and ask questions of the Chief Executive.
The Chair then invited any other scrutiny panel member to ask questions of the Chief Executive.
The Chief Executive responded to the questions accordingly.
Following conclusion of the questions/discussion on the added item, the scrutiny panel agreed the following –
Resolved – (a) That the Chief Executive be thanked for his attendance and for answering member’s questions, and (b) that it be agreed in principle that the Chief Executive be invited to a future meeting to update members on the council’s Local Enterprise Partnership position.
201 (15) LEADER OF THE COUNCIL’S FORWARD PLAN – DECEMBER 2010 TO MARCH 2011 – The Service Director Legal and Democratic circulated the Leader of North Lincolnshire Council’s Forward Plan for December 2010 to March 2011.
The plan contained details of all matters and issues likely to be the subject of key decisions for a period of the next four months, updated on a monthly basis.
Resolved – That the Leader of the Council’s Forward Plan for December 2010 to March 2011 be noted.