Places Scrutiny Panel – 11 February 2016

PRESENT: –  Councillor Evison in the chair.

Councillors Collinson, T Foster, Kataria and Longcake.

The panel met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

508  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.

509  MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 20 January 2016, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.

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

511  PUBLIC TRANSPORT UPDATEResolved – That consideration of this item be deferred to a future meeting.

512  HUMBERSIDE POLICE PRECEPT 2016/17 – The Chairman informed members of a recent decision of the Humberside Police and Crime Panel to endorse the Commissioners proposed precept increase of 1.99%.  The financial implications for residents were that the Band D Council Tax amount would increase to £183.67 for 2016/17, an increase of £3.59.

Resolved – That the update be noted.

513  PLACES SCRUTINY PANEL WORK PROGRAMME 2016/17 – The Chairman facilitated a discussion amongst members on the work programme for the Panel for the remainder of the municipal year 2016/17.

Resolved – That an update on the council’s child sexual exploitation action plan, Female Genital Mutilation and domestic abuse services 2016/17 be added to the Panel’s work programme.

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