Corporate Scrutiny Panel – 14 April 2016

PRESENT:  Councillor Robinson in the chair.

Councillors Collinson, J Davison, Kirk and P Vickers.

Councillor Perry attended the meeting in accordance with Procedure Rule 1.37 (b).

The panel met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

398  DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests –

No whip was declared.

399  MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 24 March 2016, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.

400  PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK There were no requests received.

401  IT HOME AND FIELD BASED SUPPORT – The Chairman welcomed Sean Brennan to the meeting, the council’s Special Projects and Programmes Team Manager on the Northern Lincolnshire Broadband Project.  Mr Brennan had been invited to the meeting to update members on the upgrade of North Lincolnshire’s broadband infrastructure.

Following the verbal presentation, the Chairman facilitated a discussion between panel members and Mr Brennan.

Resolved – (a) That the position be noted, and (b) that the Special Projects and Programmes Team Manager on the Northern Lincolnshire Broadband Project be thanked for his attendance, presentation and for answering members’ questions.

402  CORPORATE SCRUTINY PANEL – 5 MAY 2016 – The Chairman informed the meeting that the 5 May 2016 meeting of the Corporate Scrutiny Panel fell on the same date as the Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

Resolved – That the 5 May 2016 Corporate Scrutiny Panel meeting be cancelled.

397     ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.