Places Scrutiny Panel 22 October 2015

PRESENT: –   Councillor Evison in the chair.

Councillors Gosling (Vice-Chair), Kataria, Longcake and Ogg.

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

The panel met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

484     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.

485     MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 30 September 2015, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.

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

487     CABINET MEMBER AND SERVICE AREA PRIORITIES – The Chairman welcomed Councillor C Sherwood to the meeting, the council’s Cabinet Member for Customer Services, Sport and Leisure.  Councillor Sherwood had been invited to the panel meeting to update members on any key decisions, important business or key developments, which had occurred during the last quarter.

Resolved – That the Cabinet Member for Customer Services, Sport and Leisure be thanked for his attendance, presentation and for answering members’ questions.

488     (4)      TACKLING SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME – The Director of Policy and Resources circulated a Local Government Association report titled ‘Tackling Serious and Organised Crime’.  The guidance allowed councils to understand their unique local vulnerabilities to serious and organised crime and address them through multi-agency action plans.

Resolved – That the Local Government Association report titled ‘Tackling Serious and Organised Crime’ be noted.

489     WORK PROGRAMME – Further to Minute 481, the Director of Policy and Resources updated members on the work programme for 2015-16.

Resolved – That the Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside be invited to a future meeting to discuss with members Neighbourhood Policing and the Police Precept.