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Items
No. Item

County Councillor Alan Schofield replaced County Councillor Geoff Driver at the meeting.

1.

Apologies

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Apologies for absence were received from County Councillors David Borrow, Marcus Johnstone and Matthew Tomlinson.

2.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-pecuniary Interests

Members are asked to consider any Pecuniary or Non-pecuniary Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.

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None declared.

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2017 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Resolved: - That the minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2017 be confirmed and signed by the Chair.

4.

Forthcoming Individual Cabinet Member Key Decisions

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The Committee considered the following reports on Key Decisions due to be taken by individual Cabinet Members, as indicated:

4a

Co-ordinated Admission Arrangements for Lancashire Schools - 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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The Committee considered a report to be presented to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools on the determination of the statutory scheme for co-ordinating admissions for Lancashire's primary and secondary schools and academies for 2018/19.

 

Resolved: - That the recommendations set out in the report to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools be noted and that no additional comments or suggested alternative recommendations be made.

4b

Additional Primary Places in Euxton, Chorley - Proposal to Expand Balshaw Lane Primary School Chorley pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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The Committee considered a report to be presented to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools on the proposal to permanently expand Balshaw Lane Primary School in Euxton, Chorley, with effect from September 2018.

 

Resolved: - That the recommendations set out in the report to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools be noted and that no additional comments or suggested alternative recommendations be made.

 

5.

Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency. Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member's intention to raise a matter under this heading.

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There was no urgent business to consider.

6.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Executive Scrutiny Committee will be held on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at 2pm at the County Hall, Preston.

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It was noted that the next meeting of the Executive Scrutiny Committee would be held on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at 2pm at the County Hall, Preston.

7.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider whether, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, it considers that the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972, as indicated against the heading to the item.

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Resolved: - That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972 and that in all circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

8.

Forthcoming Individual Cabinet Member Key Decisions

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The Committee considered the following reports on Key Decisions due to be taken by individual Cabinet Members, as indicated.

8a

Skelmersdale Rail Link

(Not for Publication – Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.)

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The Committee considered a report to be presented to the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport and the Deputy Leader of the County Council setting out proposals in relation to the Skelmersdale Rail Link.

 

Resolved: - That the recommendations set out in the report to the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport and the Deputy Leader of the County Council be noted and that no additional comments or suggested alternative recommendations be made.

 

8b

Delivery of the Healthy Child Programme

(Not for publication- Exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. It is considered that in all the circumstances of the case the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information).

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The Committee considered a report to be presented to the Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools and the Deputy Leader of the County Council setting out proposals in relation to the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme.

 

Resolved: - That the recommendations set out in the report to the Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing, the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools and the Deputy Leader of the County Council be noted and that no additional comments or suggested alternative recommendations be made.