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Declarations of Interest
To receive declarations of personal and prejudicial interest (if any) from Members/Officers in accordance with the provisions of the Members Code of Conduct adopted by Council from 1 September 2008 (including whipping declarations)
To receive for approval the minutes of the meeting of 21 01 22 and 02 02 22
RESOLVED: That the Minutes of a meeting of the Subject Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 dated 21 January 2022 and 2 February 2022 be approved as a true and accurate record.
The Scrutiny Officer presented the report which requested the Committee to nominate one Member as its Corporate Parenting Champion to represent the Committee as an invitee to meetings of the Cabinet Committee Corporate Parenting.
The Chairperson invited nominations, following which it was
RESOLVED: That Councillor Alan Wathan be nominated to represent Subject Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 as an Invitee to meetings of the Cabinet Committee Corporate Parenting.
The Scrutiny Officer presented the report, which requested the Committee to nominate one Member to sit on the Public Service Board Scrutiny Panel.
The Chairperson invited nominations, following which it was:
RESOLVED: That Councillor Paula Ford be nominated to represent Subject Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 as an Invitee to meetings of the Public Service Board Scrutiny Panel.
The Senior Democratic Services Officer - Scrutiny presented the Committee with the proposed draft outline Forward Work Programme (Appendix A) for discussion and consideration; requested any specific information the Committee identified to be included in the items for the next two meetings, including invitees they wished to attend; requested the Committee to identify any further items for consideration on the Forward Work Programme having regard to the selection criteria in paragraph 4.6; and asked the Committee to note that the proposed draft Forward Work Programmes for the Committee would be reported to a meeting of COSC, following the July cycle of meetings.
The Committee requested the following reports be added to the Forward Work Programme:
Members of the Committee discussed the following:
The Senior Democratic Services Officer - Scrutiny advised that there was the opportunity to have Member development sessions if the Committee felt it would be of merit. Additionally, she reassured Members that there would be continued opportunity to update the Forward Work Programme and advised that there may be emerging items as Members worked through it.
The Chairperson proposed that a glossary of acronyms would assist Members.
There were no requests to include specific information in the item for the next meeting.
RESOLVED: That the Committee considered and agreed the
proposed draft outline Forward Work Programme in
Appendix A, subject to the inclusion of the above
requested reports, and noted that the proposed draft
Forward Work Programmes for the Subject Overview
and Scrutiny Committees would be reported to a
meeting of Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee,
following the next cycle of SOSC meetings.
To consider any item(s) of business in respect of which notice has been given in
accordance with Part 4 (paragraph 4) of the Council Procedure Rules and which the person presiding at the meeting is of the opinion should by reason of special circumstances be transacted at the meeting as a matter of urgency.