Call in of a decision of Cabinet, Scrutiny Management Board
Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 2 - County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ. View directions

Contact: Jackie Currie  Email:

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To receive any apologies for absence.




To report any changes to the membership of the Board.




Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises


1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.


2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.


3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority


(a)     Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and


(b)     Which has not been fully discharged.


4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 


5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 


6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)


(a)     The landlord is the authority; and


(b)     The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.


7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where


(a)     That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the authority; and


(b)     Either –


(i)        The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or


(ii)          If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.


In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.




A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).




To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.




To consider a valid call in of a decision of Cabinet on 14 November 2019 – Cumbria Care – Reshaping of Services.


The grounds for call in were clarified at a meeting between the 3 call in members, the Chair, and Vice Chair of Scrutiny Management Board, the Leader of the Council and relevant officers on 3 December 2019.


The Scrutiny Management Board will consider the grounds for call in as set out in the letter dated 25 November 2019, signed by Mr S Collins (lead call in member), Mr P McSweeney and Mr J Bland.


The following documents are appended to this agenda:-


a)    Cabinet Report 14 November 2019

b)    Published draft minutes of Cabinet 14 November 2019

c)    The call in letter dated 25 November 2019 signed by Mr S Collins, Mr P McSweeney and Mr J Bland.

d)    Supplementary information

e)    Call in meeting format



Cabinet report - 14 November - Cumbria Care Reshaping of Services pdf icon PDF 157 KB

(copy enclosed)


Additional documents:


Cabinet Minutes - 14 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

(copy enclosed)



Call in letter pdf icon PDF 887 KB

(copy enclosed)



Supplementary Information pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The following information is enclosed:-


(i)        CQC Inspection Report

(ii)       David Brockbank Letter

(iii)      SCLT Letter

(iv)      The Abbey Timeline

(v)       All Consultation Forms

(vi)      Fire Risk Assessment

(vii)    Bus Timetable

(viii)   Train timetable


Additional documents:


call in flowchart pdf icon PDF 43 KB

(copy enclosed)