Agenda

Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 13th December, 2018 5.30 pm

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

Items
No. Item

A. PROCEDURAL ITEMS

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

2.

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.

 

3.

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. 

 

(Yusuf Patel - 01274 434579)

 

4.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

The following referrals have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda.

 

The Committee is asked to note the referrals listed above and decide how it wishes to proceed, for example by incorporating the item into the work programme, requesting that it be subject to more detailed examination, or refer it to an appropriate Working Group/Committee.

 

B. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY ACTIVITIES

5.

BRADFORD COUNCIL'S EQUALITY OBJECTIVES ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT (JULY 2017 TO JUNE 2018) pdf icon PDF 94 KB

The Assistant Director for the Office of the Chief Executive will present a report (Document “U”) which provides the Committee with its annual update on the delivery of the Council’s equality objectives (2016-2020) and which covers the period July 2017 to June 2018.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)  That the progressing work on the Council’s equality objectives 2016-2020 be supported.

 

(2)  That a further progress update on the equality objectives be presented in twelve months time.

 

(Kathryn Jones – 01274 433663)

Additional documents:

6.

BRADFORD DISTRICT ANNUAL PLAN PROGRESS REPORT 2017/2018 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The Committee is asked to consider Document “V” which presents key achievements, future challenges and areas of focus of the Bradford District Partnership in delivering the priorities of the District Plan (2016-2020).

 

Recommended –

 

(1)  The views of Members are requested.

 

(2)  That a further annual report be brought in 12 months time.

 

(Kathryn Jones – 01274 433664)

Additional documents:

7.

BRADFORD DISTRICT SAFER COMMUNITIES PARTNERSHIP PERFORMANCE REPORT AND DELIVERY PLAN pdf icon PDF 405 KB

The Strategic Director place will present a report (Document “W”) which provides the details of the Community Safety Partnership (CSP) performance report for the twelve months to 30th June 2018. The report also presents the annual CSP delivery plan.

 

Members are asked to consider the Plan on a Page and the performance data contained within Document “W”.

 

(Ian Day/Rebecca Trueman – 01274 431364)

8.

STRONGER COMMUNITIES STRATEGY AND DELIVERY PLAN pdf icon PDF 109 KB

The Committee is asked to consider Document “X” which contains the Stronger Communities Strategy and Delivery Plan, produced by the Bradford Stronger Communities Partnership.

 

Members are asked to note the work carried out in the development of the Bradford Stronger Communities Strategy and Delivery Plan.

 

(Ian Day – 01274 433507)

Additional documents:

9.

ANNUAL REPORT FOR OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY 2017-18 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

The Chair of the Committee will present a report (Document “Y”) which contains the Draft Annual Overview and Scrutiny Report for 2017-18.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee adopts the proposed Annual Report with any amendments it may choose to make.

 

(Mustansir Butt – 01274 432574)

Additional documents:

10.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 73 KB

WORK PROGRAMME 2018/19

 

The Chair of the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee will submit a report (Document “Z”) which sets out  the Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee work programme for 2018/19. 

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That members consider and comment on the areas of work             included in the work programme.

 

(2)       That members consider any detailed scrutiny reviews that             they may wish to conduct.

(Mustansir Butt - 01274 432574)

 

 

Additional documents: