Agenda and decisions

Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 4.30 pm

Contact: Jane Lythgow 

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.

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. 

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

4.

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.

5.

WELFARE ADVICE SERVICES IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 151 KB

The report of the Strategic Director, Corporate Services, (Document “J”) outlines the current commissioned welfare advice services across Bradford District, the delivery of services during the last year, including as affected by COVID-19 and plans for future service delivery.

 

Members are requested to discuss and provide comment on the issues outlined in Document “J”.

 

 

(Sarah Possingham – 01274 431319 or 07582 100244)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

That the safe reintroduction of face to face welfare advice services be strongly supported.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Health and Wellbeing

6.

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE MENTAL WELLBEING OF PEOPLE IN THE BRADFORD DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 119 KB

The joint report of the Director of Public Health and the NHS Director of Keeping Well (Document “K”) informs Members of a recent review undertaken to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the local population. 

 

Members are requested to note the report, to highlight areas for consideration and attention and continue to support the work undertaken.

 

(Sasha Batt – 01274 237537).

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Resolved –

 

(1)  That officers be commended and thanked for the depth and breath of the report

 

(2)  That a further report be presented in 9 months time

 

ACTION: Director and Public Health and Director of Living Well

7.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2020/21. pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The report of the Overview and Scrutiny Lead, Document “L” presents the Work Programme 2020-2021.

 

Recommended –

 

1.    That the Committee comments on the information in Appendix 1 and 2 to Document “L”.

 

2.    That the Work Programme 2020/21 continues to be regularly reviewed and updated on a rolling three month basis up to March 2021.

 

(Caroline Coombes - 01274 432313)

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

 

Resolved –

 

That the Work Programme 2020/21 continues to be regularly reviewed and updated on a rolling three month basis up to March 2021.

 

ACTION: Overview and Scrutiny Lead