Safer and Stronger Communities Scrutiny Panel – 5 October 2010

PRESENT: Councillor Davison in the Chair.

Councillors Ali, Armitage, Clark, Ellerby, T Foster, and Poole.

Councillor Jawaid MBE attended the meeting in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 1.37 (b).

The panel met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.

316 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – There were no declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

No whip was declared.

317 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 7 and 21 September, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chair.

318 PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK – There were no requests received.

319 SCRUTINY REVIEW – ‘NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE RESIDENTS’ PERCEPTION OF THE FEAR OF CRIME’ – Members of the scrutiny panel conducted the following interviews with stakeholders as part of their on-going review into ‘North Lincolnshire residents’ perception of the fear of crime’ –

  • Chris Skinner, Head of Communications and Resources, North Lincolnshire Council
  • Chief Superintendent Simmonds, Divisional Commander, Humberside Police B Division

Resolved – (a) That the aforementioned stakeholders be thanked for their attendance and input into the meeting, and (b) that the position be noted.

320 (19) LEADER OF THE COUNCIL’S FORWARD PLAN – OCTOBER 2010 TO JANUARY 2011 – The Service Director Legal and Democratic circulated the Leader of North Lincolnshire Council’s Forward Plan for October 2010 to January 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. Members discussed various items on the Forward Plan.

Resolved – That the Leader of the Council’s Forward Plan for October 2010 to January 2011 be noted.

321 ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for discussion at this meeting.