Agenda and decisions

Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 5.30 pm

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

Contact: Asad Shah - 01274 432280 

Items
No. Item

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 3 July, 18 September, 2 October, 23 October and 20 November 2018 be signed as correct records (previously circulated).

 

(Asad Shah – 01274 432280)

 

 

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. 

 

(Asad Shah - 01274 432280)

 

5.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Any referrals that have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda will be reported at the meeting.

6.

REGENERATION - UPDATE ON ACTIVITY IN KEIGHLEY AND SHIPLEY pdf icon PDF 181 KB

This report of the Strategic Director, Place (Document “AI”) updates Scrutiny Committee on progress with regeneration in Keighley and Shipley.

 

Recommended –

 

Members are asked to consider the content of this report.

 

(Paul North – 01535 618095)

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

That the Committee thanks officers for Document “AI” and welcomes the many positive developments highlighted within the report.

 

LEAD: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

7.

GET BRADFORD WORKING AND SKILLS FOR WORK UPDATE pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The report of the Interim Strategic Director, Children’s Services (Document “AJ”) provides an update on Get Bradford Working and Skills for Work and provides details of achievements and future plans.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Committee note the content of this report and welcome           the continued success of Get Bradford Working in providing         access to employment opportunities for those living within             Bradford and the District.

 

(2)       That the Committee comment on the work of the partnership in             delivering GBW. 

 

(3)       That the members of the Committee promote GBW and STEP    within their networks.

 

(Phil Hunter – 01274 439575)

 

 

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That Afzal Khalifa be congratulated on his Apprentice of the Year          Award.

 

(2)       That the Committee notes the content of the report and welcomes        the continued success of Get Bradford Working in providing         access to employment opportunities for those living within             Bradford and the District.

 

(3)       That the continued success of Skills for Work and its delivery of           learning and apprenticeships across the District be welcomed.

 

(4)       That the Members of the Committee agree to promote Get            Bradford Working (GBW) and Skills, Training and Employment Pathways (STEP) within their networks.

 

(5)       That officers make arrangements for the Committee to visit one of        the Industrial Centres of Excellence.

 

(6)       That reports detailing (a) Skills for Work and, (b) Progress against        the Workforce Development Plan be presented to the Committee in 12 months.

 

ACTION: Interim Strategic Director, Children’s Services

 

 

8.

REGENERATION AND ENVIRONMENT OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 62 KB

The report of the Chair of the Regeneration and Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Document “AK”) presents the Committee Work Programme 2018-19.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Work programme 2018-19 continues to be regularly      reviewed during the year.

 

(Licia Woodhead – 01274 432574)

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the 2018/19 Work Programme continues to be regularly reviewed during the year.

 

ACTION: Overview and Scrutiny Lead