Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny, Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton

Contact: Will Baines 

Recording: Listen to the recording

Items
No. Item

85.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllr Acomb, Cllr Sanderson and Cllr Gardiner.

86.

Minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 February 2018 were presented.

 

The Chair proposed an amendment to item 83 to add:

 

The Chairman of Overview and Scrutiny called in the decision as he believed that the decision making process to move from Part B to Part A:

 

(i)            May not be legal

(ii)          Was the opposite of the officer recommendations

(iii)         Reduced openness

 

Upon being put to the vote, the amendment was carried.

 

The amended minutes of the meeting held on the 15 February 2018 were then presented.

 

Decision

 

That the amended minutes of the meeting of theOverview and Scrutiny Committee held on 15 February 2018 be approved and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

                      

Voting record

5 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

87.

Urgent Business

To receive notice of any urgent business which the Chairman considers should be dealt with at the meeting as a matter of urgency by virtue of Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

88.

Declarations of Interest

Members to indicate whether they will be declaring any interests under the Code of Conduct.

 

Members making a declaration of interest at a meeting of a Committee or Council are required to disclose the existence and nature of that interest.  This requirement is not discharged by merely declaring a personal interest without further explanation.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

89.

Referral from Overview and Scrutiny Committee to Full Council held on 22 February 2018

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered.

 

Decision

 

That the referral from Council to the Scrutiny Committee be noted.

 

 

Voting record

6 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

90.

Safer Ryedale Update

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Customer Services Lead.

 

Decision

 

That the committee note the report and set up a working party comprising the Chair and Vice-Chair and open to all committee members to consider:

 

1) The context of the Safer Ryedale partnership in relation to the Constitution.

2) Review the progress of the partnership against the 2016/17 Safer Ryedale Action Plan.

3) Propose actions to bring to a future committee meeting.

 

 

Voting Record

6 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

91.

Scrutiny Reviews Progress Report

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Considered – Report of the Frontline and Delivery Services Lead.

 

On the Scrutiny Review into the Staff Survey, the Chair informed the committee that Professor John Raine had been appointed to undertake the review, with a questionnaire currently underway for all staff to complete.

 

On the Swimming Lesson review, the Chair read out a letter received from Everyone Active and following discussions with the committee, it was proposed that the meeting move into exempt session.

 

Decision

 

(i)            That the progress report be noted.

(ii)          That the outstanding recommendations of the Scrutiny Review on Outside Bodies be considered from May 2018 in preparation to introduce to a new set of elected members in May 2019.

 

Voting Record

6 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

92.

Decisions from other Committees

Policy and Resources Committee held on 15 March 2018 (minutes to follow)

Minutes:

The draft minutes of the Policy and Resources Committee on 15 March 2018 were presented.

92a

Scrutiny Review Progress Report Continued

Minutes:

In order to further consider the letter received by Everyone Active in relation to the Scrutiny Review of the Provision of Swimming Lessons in Ryedale District Councils Swimming Pools, it was proposed by the Chair that the meeting move into exempt session.

 

Resolved

 

That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 that the public be excluded from the meeting as there will be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as the information provided relates to the financial or business affairs of any particular person.

 

Voting record

6 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

Decision

 

That the Chairman send a response to the letter received from Everyone Active in relation to the Scrutiny Review on the Provision of Swimming Lessons in Ryedale District Council Swimming Pools in consultation with the Vice-Chair.

 

 

Voting record

6 For

0 Against

0 Abstentions

 

93.

Any other business that the Chairman decides is urgent.

Minutes:

There being no other business, the meeting closed at 9:10pm.