People Scrutiny Panel – 25 November 2014

Councillors Collinson (Vice-Chair), Clark, Godfrey and Wells.

Statutory Co-opted Members: Mrs P Whittaker, Mrs D Senior (Parent Governor Representatives).

The panel met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

289  DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – There were no declarations or whip declared.

290  PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAKThere were no requests received.

291  SCRUTINY REVIEW- CARE HOMES IN NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE – The Chairman updated the panel on the review so far, and members held a discussion and provided feedback on the visits that they had attended in various care home across North Lincolnshire.  They also discussed the next stages they wish to take during the review.

Resolved – That the feedback and next stages be noted.

292  LOCAL SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN’S BOARD (LSCB) – ANNUAL REVIEW – The Chairman welcomed Edwina Harrison, the Chair of the LSCB to the meeting, who was invited to update the panel on the latest annual review published November 2014.

Edwina discussed a number of important issues that were highlighted in the report and answered panel member’s questions.  She also indicated that a shorter version of the report would be available to the public early in 2015.

Resolved – (a) That Edwina be thanked for attending, and (b) that the annual report be noted.

293  ADDED ITEM – No added items were requested.