Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Executive Scrutiny Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 5th June, 2013
Time:
10.00am
Place:
Ground Floor Committee Room, Town Hall, High Street, Stockton on Tees
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Ken Lupton (Chairman), Cllr Mrs Lynne Apedaile, Cllr Carol Clark, Cllr Nigel Cooke, Cllr Robert Gibson, Cllr Mohammed Javed, Cllr Jean Kirby, Cllr Mrs Jean O'Donnell, Cllr Ross Patterson, Cllr Maurice Perry, Cllr Mick Stoker, Cllr Mrs Mary Womphrey.
Officers:
Fiona McKie, Judith Trainer, Margaret Waggott (LD); Garry Cummings, Julie Danks (R).
Apologies for absence:
were submitted on behalf of Cllr Julia Cherrett, Cllr Eileen Johnson, Cllr Terry Laing, Cllr Tina Large, Cllr Paul Kirton.
Item Description Decision
Public
EXC
1/13
EVACUATION PROCEDURE
The evacuation procedure was noted.
EXC
2/13
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
EXC
3/13
MINUTES FOR SIGNATURE - 26TH FEBRUARY 2013
AGREED that the minutes were signed by the Chairman as a correct record.
EXC
4/13
DRAFT MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING - 26TH MARCH 2013
AGREED that the minutes be approved.
EXC
5/13
MEDIUM TERM FINANCIAL PLAN
AGREED that the report be noted.
EXC
6/13
PROGRESS UPDATES ON PREVIOUSLY AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS
AGREED that the progress update be noted and that the amendments as detailed above be approved.
EXC
7/13
FORWARD PLAN
AGREED that the Forward Plan be noted.
EXC
8/13
REPORT ON CHAIR'S UPDATES:-
AGREED that the updates be noted.
10.00 am

Preamble

ItemPreamble
EXC
2/13
Cllr Mohammed Javed declared a disclosable pecuniary interest as he was employed by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust. Cllr Javed had been granted a dispensation in this regard.

Cllr Nigel Cooke declared a disclosable pecuniary interest as he was employed by Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust. Cllr Cooke had been granted a dispensation in this regard.

Cllr Ken Lupton declared a personal/non prejudicial interest further to being a Non-Executive Director of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.
EXC
4/13
Consideration was given to the draft minutes of the meeting held on 26th March 2013.
EXC
5/13
Members were provided with a report detailing the financial challenges facing the Council, the report provided an update on the Big Ticket reviews and proposed a range of savings to contribute to the financial pressures.

The report would be presented to Council on 12th June 2013 for final agreement.

Cllr Lynne Apedaile expressed concern over automated arrangements for the Town Hall.
EXC
6/13
Members were requested to consider the assessments of progress contained within the attached Progress Updates on the implementation of previously agreed recommendations. There were outstanding recommendations from the Scrutiny Review of Cycling on Pavements and EIT Reporting In Review of Procurement and Commissioning.

Members agreed to sign off the outstanding recommendation for the EIT Review of Procurement and Commissioning and recommendation No. 3 in relation to the review of cycling on pavements.
EXC
7/13
Members were provided with the statutory forward plan for 1st June 2013 to 30th September 2013.
EXC
8/13
Members were provided with an update from each of the Select Committee's Chairman.

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