Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Crime and Disorder Select Committee Minutes

Date:
Thursday, 14th March, 2019
Time:
10.30am
Place:
Town Hall, High Street, Stockton on Tees, TS20 1DR
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr David Wilburn(Chair), Cllr Paul Rowling(Vice-Chair), Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Ian Dalgarno, Cllr Kevin Faulks, (Cllr Tony Hampton ~Sub for Cllr Julia Whitehill)
Officers:
Jamie McCann, Marc Stephens (CFA), Claire Sills (CS), Judy Trainer, Marianne Sleeman (DCE)
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Julia Whitehill, Cllr Barry Woodhouse, Cllr Chris Barlow, Cllr Stephen Richardson
Item Description Decision
Public
CD
46/18
EVACUATION PROCEDURE
 
CD
47/18
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
CD
48/18
MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2018 AND 20TH DECEMBER 2018
AGREED:

That the minutes of the meeting held on29th November and 20th December 2018 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

CD
49/18
REVIEW OF PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE OLDER RESIDENTS LIVING AT HOME
AGREED:

The draft scope and project plan be approved.
CD
50/18
SCRUTINY REVIEW OF HATE CRIME - ACTION PLAN TO FOLLOW
AGREED:

That the Action Plan be agreed.
CD
51/18
MONITORING THE IMPACT OF PREVIOUSLY AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS
AGREED:

That the progress updates be noted and the assessments of progress be confirmed.
CD
52/18
OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY- END OF TERM REPORT 2015-2019
 
CD
53/18
WORK PROGRAMME
AGREED:

That the Work Programme 2018 -2019 be NOTED.

10.30am - 11.30am

Preamble

ItemPreamble
CD
46/18
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and the evacuation procedure was noted.
CD
47/18
There were no interests declared.
CD
48/18
Consideration was given to the minutes from the meetings held on 29th November and 20th December 2018.
CD
49/18
Members were informed that the Review of Protection of Vulnerable Older Residents Living at Home was introduced as an emergency issue at the Executive Scrutiny meeting and would be continue into the next year's Work Programme following the local elections.

The scope of work was agreed to capture issues around what services were available to vulnerable residents with a particular focus on those residents aged 80 year old and over.

The review would examine:

• Targeting elderly and vulnerable people who do not have family or involvement with any service
• Highlighting gaps in provision
• Communication with families of elderly people regarding their experience / involvement with services
CD
50/18
Consideration was given to the Action Plan following the completion of the review of Hate Crime.

CD
51/18
Consideration was given to progress of the implementation of previously agreed recommendations. There were outstanding recommendations from the reviews of:

School Parking
JRSO pilot would be rolled out to all schools in September 2019.

Security at Preston Park
Over the last 6 months there had been reductions levels of ASB. Improvements would be implemented alongside the master plan for the site.
CD
52/18
Consideration was given to the Overview and Scrutiny - End of Term Report 2015-2019.


Committee discussions noted as follows:


• There had been good support of reviews from Officers and outside agencies who attended meetings when required.

• Members agreed that Cabinet support of Scrutiny Committees and the work they undertake was positive.

• Scrutiny training for any new Members joining a Committee was encouraged. It was noted that a full induction programme, including dedicated scrutiny training, would be rolled out for Councillors following the 2019 Local Elections.

• Members agreed the End-of-Term Report was well written and appropriately reflected the diverse range of topics and issues that had been reviewed through the scrutiny function over the last four years.
CD
53/18
Consideration was given to the Crime and Disorder Select Committee Work Programme 2018 - 2019 which was now complete.

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