Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

County Councillors A Ali and Mrs S Charles were replaced at this meeting by County Councillors J Fillis and P Williamson respectively.

 

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from County Councillor T Martin.

2.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary 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:

None.

3.

Minutes of the Meeting held on 23 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To be confirmed, and signed by the chair.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 23 October 2018 were presented.

 

Resolved:  That the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 October 2018 be confirmed and signed by the chair.

4.

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:

None.

5.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Monday 10 December 2018 at 2.00p.m. at County Hall, Preston.

Minutes:

It was noted that the next meeting of the Committee would be held on 10 December 2018 at 2.00 p.m. at County Hall, Preston.

6.

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.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the press and members of the public be excluded fromthe meeting during consideration of the following item of business on the grounds that there would be a likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the appropriate paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972. It was considered that in all the circumstances the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosingthe information.

7.

Continuation of Enhanced Plusage Rates for Adult Social Care Staff Working Weekends and Bank Holidays as overtime in Hospitals Across Lancashire

(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 interests in disclosing the information).

 

Minutes:

(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 interests in disclosing the information.)

 

The Committee considered a report on a proposal to extend the interim enhanced pay arrangements for adult social care staff working in hospitals at weekends, bank holidays and extra statutory holidays.

 

Resolved: 

 

(i)  That the interim enhanced pay arrangements for adult social care staff working in hospitals at weekends, bank holidays and extra statutory holidays be extended on the revised basis, set out in the report now presented, until 11 November 2019. 

 

(ii)  That a further report be presented to the Committee in approximately 9 months' time setting out the options, including the financial and risk implications and service developments, for a permanent solution to the issues raised in the report and at the meeting.