Agenda and decisions

Bradford East Area Committee
Thursday, 10th January, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Fatima Butt/Tracey Sugden 

Items
No. Item

2.

APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHAIR (Standing Order 35)

To appoint a Deputy Chair for the remainder of the Municipal Year 2018/2019.

 

3.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

4.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2018 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Fatima Butt/Tracey Sugden – 01274 432227/434287)

5.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Fatima Butt - 01274 432227)

 

6.

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

To hear questions from electors within the District on any matter this is the responsibility of the Committee. 

 

Questions must be received in writing by the City Solicitor in Room 112, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1HY, by mid-day on Tuesday 8 January 2019.

 

(Fatima Butt/Tracey Sugden – 01274 432227/434287)

 

7.

PARTNERSHIP AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO BONFIRE PLANNING 2018 pdf icon PDF 245 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will submit Document “U” which reports on the partnership response and community engagement activity which supported the operational approach to the planning in the run up to and during the bonfire period 2018.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the work undertaken by the various partnerships and communities be noted and commended.

 

(2)       That the work undertaken by volunteers and staff across all organisations be commended.

 

                                                                        (Rebecca Trueman – 01274 431364)

Decision:

Resolved-

 

(1)       That the work undertaken by the various partnerships and communities be noted and commended.

 

(2)       That the work undertaken by volunteers and staff across all organisations be commended.

 

Action:           Strategic Director, Place

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                (Rebecca Trueman – 01274 431364)

 

8.

ARRANGEMENTS BY THE COUNCIL AND ITS PARTNERS TO TACKLE CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION pdf icon PDF 340 KB

Previous Reference:  Minute 51 (2017/18)

 

The Interim Strategic Director, Children’s Services will submit Document “V” which provides an update to the report presented to the Bradford East Area Committee on the 15th February 2018 regarding the issue of child sexual exploitation (CSE). It sets out the arrangements that have been put in place, and which continue to develop, to safeguard children from CSE.

 

Recommended-

 

That the update report be noted.

 

                                                                        (Mark Griffin – 01274 434361)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved-

 

(1)  That the update report be noted and the interventions that were undertaken be welcomed.

 

(2)  That a further report be presented within the next six months providing more details on educational interventions at neighbourhood and ward-levels.

 

(3)  That the Interim Strategic Director Children’s Services attends a future meeting of the Bradford East Area Committee meeting in relation to providing progress about CSE work undertaken in the Bradford East area.

 

(4)  That more research is undertaken to understand exploitation of young people within faith communities and information be presented to a future meeting of the Bradford East Area Committee.

 

(5)  That the Interim Strategic Director Children’s Services engages with schools who have not participated in CSE projects in the Bradford East area.

 

(6)  The Strategic Director Children’s Services provides an update about the outcome of the CSE Review within the next 12 months to this Committee.

 

Action:           Interim Strategic Director Children’s Services/Strategic Director Place

 

(Children’s Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee)

 

                                                            (Mark Griffin – 01274 434361)