Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Regeneration & Transport Select Committee (ceased to operate 03/06/2015) Minutes

Date:
Monday, 15th October, 2007
Time:
10.00am
Place:
Conference Room Two, Municipal Buildings, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Maurice Perry (Chairman); Cllr Dick Cains, Cllr Kevin Faulks and Cllr Paul Kirton.
Officers:
P K Bell, G Birtle, D Ladd (LD); R Todd (DNS).
In Attendance:
G Barker (Shaw Trust); S Bedding (Stockton International Family Centre); G Oram (Five Lamps Organisation); K Bell (Member of the Public).
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Eileen Craggs, Cllr John Fletcher, Cllr Mrs Liz Nesbitt, Cllr Michael Smith and Cllr Fred Salt.
Item Description Decision
Public
RTS
25/07
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
No interests were declared.
RTS
26/07
REVIEW OF EMPLOYABILITY - EVIDENCE FROM:-
GRAHAM BARKER - SHAW TRUST
SACHA BEDDING - STOCKTON INTERNATIONAL FAMILY CENTRE
GRAEME ORAM AND BRENDA TURNBULL- FIVE LAMPS ORGANISATION

CONCLUDED that the evidence from the witnesses be received.
RTS
27/07
WORK PROGRAMME
CONCLUDED that the Scope and Project Plan be noted.
10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Preamble

ItemPreamble
RTS
26/07
As part of the Review of Employability the following witnesses had been invited to the meeting to give evidence to Members:-

Graham Barker - Shaw Trust

Sacha Bedding - Stockton International Family Centre

Graeme Oram - Five Lamps Organisation

The evidence presented by Graham Barker (Shaw Trust) covered the following keys areas:-

1. The History of Shaw Trust, vision, mission and the service we provide.

2. Funding Sources

3. Target Audience

4. Supporting People into Work

5. National/Local Statistics

6. Stockton Project/Case Studies

The evidence presented by Sacha Bedding (Stockton International Family Centre - SIFC) covered the following keys areas:-

1. Background to SIFC

2. Levels of Working

3. Statistics

4. Activities

5. Case Studies

6. Partnerships and Future Expectations

The evidence presented by Graeme Oram (Five Lamps Organisation) covered the following keys areas:-

1. Background to Five Lamps Organisation

2. The Work of Five Lamps Organisation

3. Potential to be Prime Provider

4. Statistics

5. Future work of Five Lamps Organisation

Graeme Oram then went on to give Members detailed answers to the questions that had been given to him prior to the meeting.

Members were then given the opportunity to ask questions of the witnesses.

The Chairman thanked the witnesses for their attendance at the meeting.
RTS
27/07
Members were presented with an updated Scope and Project Plan for the Review of Employability.

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