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Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel
3 Oct 2013 - 10:00 to 11:25
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Standard Items
To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 20 June 2013 and 11 July 2013 [Copy Minutes in Minute Book Vol 40(2)]
Public Items
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel, together with the latest version of the Work Programme and details of the Key Decision items relevant to this Panel as set out in the Notice of Executive Key Decisions.
(Copy Report OS.22/13 herewith)
(Environment and Transport Portfolio)

The Director of Local Environment to submit a report describing the process for reviewing Carlisle City Council's provision of fixed play areas and seeking endorsement of the principles to be adopted in the review,  The matter was included in the Notice of Key Decisions and was considered by the Executive on 30 September 2013.
(Copy Report CD.52/13 herewith and Minute Excerpt to follow)
(Communities and Housing Portfolio)

The Director of Community Engagement to submit a report on the discretionary assistance provided to housing benefit recipients affected by Welform Reform.
(Copy Report CD.48/13 herewith)
(Communities and Housing Portfolio)

The Director of Community Engagement to submit a report detailing the cost and impact of the Welfare Advice Service.
(Copy Report CD.49/13 herewith)
(Culture, Health, Leisure and Young People Portfolio)

The Director of Community Engagement to submit a report that summarises the recent transformation changes made within the Community Services Directorate and provides an up to date structure chart and financial review.
(Copy Report CD.50/13 herewith)
Exempt Items
Members of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Conservative – Ellis, Mrs Prest (Vice Chairman), Mrs Vasey, Bainbridge (sub, Lishman (sub), Mrs Mallinson (sub)

Labour – Mrs Bradley, Scarborough, Miss Sherriff, Mrs Stevenson, Forrester (sub), Whalen (sub), Wilson (sub)
Liberal Democrat - Mrs Luckley, Allison (sub)

     Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers,
      etc to Committee Clerk: 
Sheila Norton - 817557

Additional Meeting Documents


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Mrs Judith Irene Prest Councillor Neville John Lishman
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


Also in attendance at the above meeting were:

Councillor Mrs Martlew - Environment and Tranpost Portfolio Holder
Councillor Mrs Riddle - Communities and Housing Portfolio Holder


Deputy Chief Executive
Director of Community Engagement
Director of Local Environment
Carlisle Partnership Manager
Neighbourhoods and Green Spaces Manager
Overview and Scrutiny Officer

___ Members of public expressed a desire to address the meeting.