Inner East Community Committee - Wednesday, 28th July, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Leeds Civic Hall

Contact: Natasha Prosser 0113 3788021 

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No. Item


Chairs Opening Remarks


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 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 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received 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:-


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 Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.



Open Forum

In accordance with Paragraphs 4:16 and 4:17 of the Community Committee Procedure Rules, at the discretion of the Chair a period of up to 10 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Community Committee. This period of time may be extended at the discretion of the Chair. No member of the public shall speak for more than three minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.


In order to facilitate the Open Forum whilst certain restrictions relating to the pandemic remain in place, the process has been adapted slightly, so that members of the public are invited to make written submissions in advance of the meeting on any matter which falls within the Committee’s terms of reference. These will be read out under the agenda item and considered by the Community Committee.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 706 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held Wednesday 17th March 2021.



Community Committee Appointments 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 497 KB

To consider the report of the City Solicitor that invites members to note the appointment of Cllr D Ragan as Chair of the Community Committee for 2021/22 as agreed at the recent Council Meeting, and also invites the Committee to make appointments to those positions detailed in Section 6 / the appendices.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Inner East Community Committee - Update Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of the Head of Locality Partnerships that provides an update of the work which the Communities Team is engaged in, based on priorities identified by the Community Committee. It also provides opportunities for further questioning, or to request a more detailed report on a particular issue.


The report provides regular updates on some of the key activities between Community Committee meetings and functions delegated to Community Committees, Community Champions roles, community engagement, partnership and locality working.


(Report attached)

Additional documents:


Inner East Community Committee - Finance Report pdf icon PDF 613 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Locality Partnerships that provides the Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund, Youth Activity Fund, Capital Budget, as well as the Community Infrastructure Levy Budget for 2021/2022.


(Report attached)



Community Committee Youth Activity Fund Consultation Report pdf icon PDF 389 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Locality Partnerships that provides the Committee with an update on the Youth Activity Fund consultation with children and young people. The consultation aims to inform the Community Committee’s Youth Activity Fund spend for the 2021/22 financial year.


The report also provides the Committee with reflections from the last year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges that this has presented Community Committees, the Communities Team and youth activity providers.


(Report attached)


Additional documents:


Date and Time of next meeting

To note the date and time of the next meeting as Monday 6th September 2021, at 6 pm.


Guidance for Attending Meetings in Civic Hall, Leeds pdf icon PDF 168 KB

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 named 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.