Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Constitution: Chair, Deputy Chair and Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

Resolved: That the appointment of County Councillor Jennifer Mein as Chair, County Councillor David Borrow as Deputy Chair, and the Terms of Reference and Constitution of the Committee, be noted.

 

2.

Apologies

Minutes:

None.

 

3.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Interests

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

Minutes:

There were no interests disclosed.

 

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting - 28 March 2013 pdf icon PDF 28 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 28 March 2013 as a true and correct record.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting on 28 March 2013 were agreed as a correct record.

 

5.

Membership of committees and related appointments 2013 14 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted that the Liberal Democrat nomination for Chair of the Scrutiny Committee was County Councillor Bill Winlow, and the Conservative nomination for Deputy Chair of the Education Scrutiny Committee was County Councillor Susie Charles.

 

It was also noted that the nominations for the Health and Wellbeing Board would be the cabinet members with statutory responsibilities for children's and adults' services, and a Liberal Democrat nomination, confirmed as County Councillor David Whipp.

 

The Committee considered the proposals to establish two new committees, being an Executive Committee and a Budgetary Committee. It was agreed that officers be requested to develop proposals in consultation with all political groups for these new committees. The proposals would be brought to a meeting of Urgency Committee in advance of the next Full Council on 18 July

 

Resolved: That

  i.  officers be requested to develop proposals in consultation with the leaders of all political groups for Executive and Budgetary Committees.

  ii.  the proposals be brought to a meeting of Urgency Committee in advance of the next Full Council on 18 July

  iii.  County Councillor Winlow be confirmed as Chair of the Scrutiny committee and County Councillor Charles be confirmed as the Deputy chair of the Education Scrutiny Committee for 2013/14

  iv.  The two Cabinet Members with responsibility for children's and adults' services, and County Councillor Whipp, be appointed to the Health and Wellbeing Board for 2013/14

 

6.

Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was proposed that the Lancashire County Council representative on the Police and Crime Panel be County Councillor Jennifer Mein.

 

Resolved: That the Lancashire County Council representative on the Police and Crime Panel would be County Councillor Jennifer Mein until the Annual General Meeting of the County Council in 2014.

7.

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.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.