Agenda

Scrutiny Management Board - Thursday, 9th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Cumbria House Carlisle

Contact: Lorraine Davis  Email: lorraine.davis@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

2.

MEMBERSHIP

To report any changes to the membership of the Board.

 

3.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

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.

 

Note

 

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).

 

4.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

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

 

5.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 310 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 25 June 2021 (copy enclosed).

 

6.

CALL-IN ITEMS

For members to be informed of any call-in items received by the County Council and to consider whether any further action needs to be taken by the Board.

 

7.

ICT Service: Infrastructure, Performance and Future Plans pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

8.

Absence Management - Review of Progress pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

9.

Local Government Reform Task and Finish Group - Draft Scope for Next Phase of Work pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

10.

Scrutiny Performance Working Group Update pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider a report by the Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

11.

SCRUTINY CHAIRS UPDATE pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To receive updates from the Chair of each of the following:-

 

Scrutiny Panel - Adults                                                             Mr M Wilson

Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee                      Mrs McCarron Holmes

Scrutiny Panel - Children and Young People                       Mrs V Tarbitt

Scrutiny Panel - Communities and Place                              Mr S Collins

Cumbria LEP Scrutiny                                                              Mr W Wearing

Cumbria Police and Crime Panel                                           Mr M Johnson

           

 

Additional documents:

12.

SCRUTINY MANAGEMENT BOARD UPDATE REPORT AND WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To receive a report from the Senior Manager – Policy and Scrutiny (copy enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

13.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

To note that the next meeting of the Board will take place on 24 November at 10 am at County Offices, Kendal.