Agenda

Bradford and Airedale Wellbeing Board
Tuesday, 15th June, 2021 3.00 pm

Venue: the Banqueting Hall - 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.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 12 January 2021 be signed as a correct record (previously circulated).

 

(Fatima Butt – 01274 432227)

4.

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)

 

B. BUSINESS ITEMS

5.

THE EMPLOYMENT AND SKILLS PARTNERSHIP: BUILDING ON THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY PLAN THROUGH PEOPLE, SKILLS, PROSPERITY: SUSTAINING AND SUPPORTING AN INCLUSIVE ECONOMY FOR THE DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 394 KB

 

 

The Chair of the Bradford Employment and Skills Board will submit Document “A” which sets out the strategic approach taken to employment and skills through the partnership and potential areas for support for Board members to consider.

 

The intent of the work of the employment and skills partnership is to create a more diverse workforce (by age, geography, ethnicity and disability) which is better equipped to deliver on current and future economic demands, with greater resilience. 

 

This contributes to the Council’s objective to promote inclusive growth through ensuring those most disadvantaged in the labour market are able to get the skills they need and access good jobs.

 

Recommended-

 

(1)       That the Board considers the information presented in Document “A”, and synergies with other partnership updates received by the Board.

(2)       That the Board endorses the approach taken to date and promotes the work of the Employment and Skills Partnership through their own organisations and networks, and considers opportunities to support different interventions and placement types.

(3)       That an update to the Board is received on the Health and Social Care Integrated Workforce Strategy; and

(4)       That member organisations engage with SkillsHouse to open up opportunities for young people in line with the six strands set out in section 3.3 of Document “A”.

 

                                                            (Matt Findull – 01274 439572)

 

                       

6.

THE EQUALITY GROUP - WORK ON INITIATIVES TO TACKLE INEQUALITIES ACROSS THE DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The Chair of the Equalities Group will submit Document “B” which reports that an Equalities Group was formed to support the Well Being Board in implementing its commitment to tackling inequalities. The Chair, of the Equalities Group decided to take the approach of forming a group of cross sector EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) professionals to come up with ideas for initiatives to tackle inequalities within organisations across the Place. Bradford Council’s equality objectives provided the starting point and work was undertaken in subgroups to come up with clear proposals. The ideas are presented within the main section of the report.

 

Recommended -

 

That the Wellbeing Board consider the recommended projects identified

in section 2 of Document “B”.

 

 

                                                                        (Dermot Bolton – 01274 232323)    

 

 

7.

SYSTEM COMPOSITE 5 YEAR PLAN TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP pdf icon PDF 63 KB

The Human Resources Director will submit Document “C” which is a presentation to inform the Board that there had been a District wide agreement to develop a Public Sector plan to increase diversity in senior leadership over the next five years.

 

The presentation will set out the context, vision and shared outcomes and the next steps in order to realise this ambition.

 

                                                            (Anne Lloyd – 01274 437335)

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