Agenda

Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing and Communities)
Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Sandra Pentelow (0113 37 88655)  Email: Sandra.Pentelow@leeds.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

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).

2.

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.

3.

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.)

4.

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.

5.

Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.

6.

Minutes - 25 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2019.

7.

Update on Universal Credit (UC) full service in Leeds pdf icon PDF 573 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer – Customer Access and Welfare, which provides information on the Government’s introduction of full service Universal Credit, the impacts across the city and how front line services are continuing to support people affected by the Universal Credit regime.

 

8.

Reducing Repeat Customer Contacts through Tackling Failure Demand - Tracking of scrutiny recommendations/desired outcomes pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support and Director of Communities and Environment which sets out the progress made in responding to the recommendations arising from the Scrutiny inquiry into Reducing Repeat Customer Contacts through Tackling Failure Demand.

 

9.

Community Hubs - General Update and Tracking of scrutiny recommendations/desired outcomes pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support and Director of Communities and Environment which sets out the ongoing building progress to create Community Hubs and also how the services are being developed within the Community Hub. In addition it also sets out the progress made in responding to the recommendations arising from the Scrutiny inquiry into the development of Community Hubs.

10.

Migration in Leeds - Annual Update pdf icon PDF 383 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Communities and Environment which provides and update migration activity being delivered in Leeds.

 

11.

Draft Scrutiny Inquiry Report - Inquiry into Kerbside Collection and Recycling of Domestic Waste pdf icon PDF 241 KB

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

 

Draft inquiry report to follow.

Additional documents:

12.

Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 155 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.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

To be confirmed.

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.