Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Arts Leisure & Culture Select Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 26th October, 2011
Time:
1.30pm
Place:
New Lecture Theatre, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Eileen Johnson(in the chair), Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Gillian Corr, Cllr Alan Lewis and Cllr Mick Womphrey.
Officers:
Jill Anderson, Rhona Bollands, Shaun McLurg(CESC), Judith Trainer and Kirsty Wannop(LDS)
In Attendance:
None
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Mrs Jean O'Donnell and Cllr Nigel Cooke
Item Description Decision
Public
ALC
21/11
EVACUATION PROCEDURE
 
ALC
22/11
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
ALC
23/11
MINUTES FOR SIGNATURE - 15TH JUNE 2011
 
ALC
24/11
DRAFT MINUTES - 7TH SEPTEMBER
AGREED that the minutes be approved.
ALC
25/11
EIT REVIEW OF CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE
CONCLUDED that the presentation be noted and scope for the EIT review be approved.
ALC
26/11
WORK PROGRAMME
 
ALC
27/11
CHAIR'S UPDATE
 
1.30pm/3.15pm

Preamble

ItemPreamble
ALC
21/11
The evacuation procedure was noted.
ALC
22/11
There were no declarations of interest.
ALC
23/11
The minutes of the meeting held on 15th June 2011 were signed by the Chair as a correct record.
ALC
24/11
Consideration was given to the minutes of the meetings held on 7th September 2011.
ALC
25/11
Members received a presentation from Head of Children and Young People's Operational Service with regard to Children's Social Care which included:-
- The current structure of the service and the main responsibilities of each team.
- The Legal framework within which the service had to operate.
- The current issues surrounding the service.
- Current significant workload pressures and budgetary overspend.
- The Key focus for the EIT review and draft scope.

Due to the complexity of the review, Members were also provided with a case study illustrating the different types of referrals and the processes they had to go through.
ALC
26/11
Members were reminded that the next meeting was 1st December 2011. Members were also reminded that if they had any suggestions for topics to be reviewed that they contact the Scrutiny team.
ALC
27/11
The Chair had nothing to report to the Committee.

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