Governance Scrutiny Panel – 1 December 2016
Chairman: – Councillor Robinson
Venue: Function Room 1, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time: 6 p.m
2. Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).
3. To take the minutes of the meeting of the panel held on 10 November 2016 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign.
4. Public speaking requests, if any.
5. Action Station – One Stop Shop for Skills and Employment
5.1 To receive a presentation from the council’s Head of Policy and Research
5.2 Next stages.
6. Community Governance Review
7. Added Item (if any).
8. Any other items that the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances that must be specified.
PRESENT: – Councillor Robinson in the chair.
Councillors Gosling (Vice-Chair), Ali, J Davison and Wells.
The panel met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
48 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – The following members declared personal interests –
|Member||Minute||Nature of Interest|
|Councillor Gosling||52||Member of Gunness Parish Council|
|52||Member of Epworth Town Council|
No whip was declared.
49 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 10 November 2016, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.
50 PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK – There were no requests received.
51 ACTION STATION – ONE STOP SHOP FOR SKILLS AND EMPLOYMENT – The Chairman welcomed Lesley Potts and Catherine Weekley, the council’s Head of Policy and Research and Action Station Manager to the meeting. Mrs Potts and Mrs Weekley had been invited to the meeting to update the Panel on the range of services that the Action Station provided, the footfall at the facility, the key Action Station milestones and case studies of clients that had benefitted from accessing the service.
Following the presentation, the Chairman facilitated a discussion between Panel Members and Mrs Potts and Mrs Weekley.
Resolved – (a) That Mrs Potts and Mrs Weekley be thanked for their attendance, excellent verbal presentation and for answering members’ questions, and (b) that members revisit the Action Station at a future meeting.
52 COMMUNITY GOVERNANCE REVIEW – The Director of Policy and Resources updated the Panel on the relevant developments as part of the Community Governance Review.
Resolved – That the update be noted.
53 ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.