Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment & Inclusive Growth)
Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Civic Hall, 1st Floor West,LS1 1UR

Contact: Sandra Pentalow - 0113 3788655 

Items
No. Item

67.

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.)

Minutes:

The following supplementary information was published and distributed prior to the meeting:

 

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68.

Declarations 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.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

 

 

69.

Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.

 

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors K Dye, K Maqsood, N Buckley and S Field.

 

Councillors K Renshaw, J Lennox and D Collins were in attendance as substitutes.

 

 

70.

Minutes - 20 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2019.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 20 February 2019 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

71.

Draft Scrutiny Inquiry Report - Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support.

 

Draft inquiry report to follow.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support presented the draft Scrutiny Board Inquiry Report – Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy.

 

The following were in attendance for this item:

 

Councillor J Pryor – Executive Board Member

Eve Roodhouse – Chief Officer, Economic Development

Kieron Dennett – Head of Commercial, Procurement and Commercial Service

Jane Hopkins – Employment and Skills

 

Key issues discussed included the following:

 

·  The Inquiry had aimed to shape and inform the strategy rather than take a retrospective view.

·  Clarity regarding the involvement of private sector involvement as anchor institutions.

·  Progress and impact of the strategy would be looked at in more detail during the monitoring process.

·  Other areas of the Board’s work that dovetailed into the strategy – these included housing mix, digital inclusion and transport.

·  To remove the date outlined in recommendation 4a as this is determined by Executive Board scheduling.

·  Web links where possible to be provided in the evidence list so that source information can also be easily located.

 

RESOLVED – That the Scrutiny Inquiry Report into the Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy be approved subject to the amendments outlined above.

 

 

72.

Sustainable Development - Tracking of scrutiny recommendations/desired outcomes pdf icon PDF 7 MB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support which sets out the progress made in responding to the recommendations arising from the Scrutiny Inquiry into Sustainable Development.

Minutes:

The report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support set out the progress made in responding to the recommendations arising from the Scrutiny Inquiry into Sustainable Development.

 

The following were in attendance for this item:

 

-  David Feeney – Head of Strategic Planning

-  Nasreen Yunis – Principal Planner

-  Kathryn Moran – CIL Officer

-  Kieron Dennett – Head of Commercial, Procurement and Commercial Services

-  Martin Dean – Area Leader, Communities and Environment

-  George Munson – Senior Project Manager, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change

-  Stephen Hume – Chief Officer (Adults and Health)

-  Dayle Lynch – Estates Programme Manager (Adults and Health)

-  Gaynor Conor – NHS Leeds CCG

-  Visseh Pejhan-Sykes - NHS Leeds CCG

 

The report set out for Members the status of the recommendations that Members had previously considered at the Board meeting in January 2018.

 

The status of recommendations were agreed as follows:

·  Recommendation 1 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 2 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 4 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 6 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 7 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 8 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 9 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 10 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 11 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

·  Recommendation 12 – Not fully implemented (Progress made acceptable. Continue monitoring).

 

Key issues discussed included the following:

 

Recommendation 1

 

·  Review of report writing to include the impact on and issues relating to environmental issues.

·  Transfer of the Council’s fleet vehicles to more sustainable fuel use.

·  A report was being prepared to Executive Board following the Climate Emergency announcement.

 

Recommendation 6

 

·  Disappointment was expressed that this had not been progressed further and it is expected that this will receive considerable focus before the next update is received by the Board. 

 

Recommendation 7

 

·  Health provision in Burmantofts – the CCG was working with partners to re-develop services.  There had been engagement with Community Committees regarding urgent care provision.  There would be further public consultation and this could include the Patients Liaison Forum. Discussions were ongoing regarding sites to be used for provision.

·  Social prescribing – the CCG had carried out a tender exercise for Social Prescribing services in Leeds. The new model would be in operation by September.  The new GP contract also included social prescribing.  The Council had also provided funding to neighbourhood networks.

·  Social prescribing and sporting facilities – the strategic approach between health services and the Council regarding the provision of facilities that will support social prescribing. Further information is to be provided to the Board in writing.

·  Lack of Health representation at community subcommittee level in the outer south.

·  Health Infrastructure and Workforce Sustainability - The need to consider health provision with new planning developments.  The  ...  view the full minutes text for item 72.

73.

Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 794 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support regarding the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the 2018/19 municipal year and outline proposals for the 2019/20 municipal year.

 

 

Minutes:

The report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support presented a copy of the Board’s Work Schedule for the 2018/19 Municipal Year.

 

The Chair thanked everyone for their involvement over the past year.

 

RESOLVED – That the report and Work Schedule, including the draft work schedule and provisional dates for 2019/20 be noted.

 

 

74.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To be confirmed.

 

Minutes:

To be confirmed.