Scrutiny Board (Adults,Health & Active Lifestyles)
Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 1.30 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Steven Courtney (0113) 37 88666  Email:

No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 25* of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded).


(* In accordance with Procedure Rule 25, notice of an appeal must be received in writing by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting).


Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1.  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2.  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3.  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:


  No exempt items have been identified.


Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration.


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes.)


Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.


Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.


Minutes - 23 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 326 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 23 July 2019.




Development of the Leeds Mental Health Strategy pdf icon PDF 341 KB

To consider a report from the Director of Adults and Health setting out the work associated with the development of the Leeds Mental Health Strategy.




HealthWatch Leeds Report: Mental Health Crisis in Leeds pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider a report from the Head of Democratic Services introducing the Healthwatch Leeds report, ‘Mental Health Crisis in Leeds’, setting out people’s experience of ‘What it is like to have a mental health crisis in Leeds’.  


Additional documents:


Progress Report on Development of Local Care Partnerships pdf icon PDF 480 KB

To consider a report from the Director of Adults and Health providing an update on the development of Local Care Partnerships across Leeds.



Bereavement Arrangements at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To consider a report from the Head of Democratic Services that presents further evidence to support the Scrutiny Board’s review of bereavement arrangements, which includes an update from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT). 


Additional documents:


Chair's Update - September 2019 pdf icon PDF 248 KB

To receive an update from the Chair on scrutiny activity since the previous Board meeting, on matters not specifically included elsewhere on the agenda.


Additional documents:


Work Schedule - September 2019 pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the remainder of the 2018/19 municipal year.


Additional documents:


Date and Time of Next Meeting

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 1:30pm (pre-meeting for all Board Members at 1:00 pm). 


Third Party Recording

Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties – code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.