Governance Scrutiny Panel – 5 July 2019
Chairman: – Councillor Robinson
Venue: Room FO4e, Church Square House, 30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe
Time: – 2.00 p.m.
- Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).
- To take the minutes of the meeting of the panel held on 14 June 2019 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign.
- Public speaking requests, if any.
- North Lincolnshire Council Financial Support for Town and Parish Councils
5.1 To receive a presentation from the council’s Head of Council Strategy, Information and Outcomes on the self-service online portal.
5.2 Next stages (if any).
- Added Item (if any).
- 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) and Longcake.
The panel met at Church Square House, Scunthorpe.
9 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.
10 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 14 June 2019, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the chairman.
11 PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK – There were no requests received.
12 NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR TOWN AND PARISH COUNCILS – The Chairman welcomed Jason Whaler, Janet Stopper and Dave Morton to the meeting, the council’s Head of Council Strategy, Information and Outcomes, Head of Customer and Information Services and Digital Specialist respectively. Mr Whaler, Mrs Stopper and Mr Morton had been invited to the meeting to guide members through the council’s online self-service portal.
The Head of Service delivered a presentation to members, before the Chairman facilitated a discussion between the scrutiny panel and Mr Whaler, Mrs Stopper and Mr Morton.
Resolved – (a) That Mr Whaler, Mrs Stopper and Mr Morton be thanked for their attendance, presentation and for answering members’ questions, and (b) that the evidence be considered at a future meeting of the scrutiny panel.
13 ADDED ITEM – The Chairman informed the members that an added item had been received from Councillor Collinson on the council’s overview and scrutiny process. The added item would be scheduled at a future scrutiny panel meeting.