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Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel
19 Nov 2020 - 10:00 to 14:26
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Standard Items
Members of the Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel

Councillor Paton (Chair), Councillors Dr Davison, Ms Ellis-Williams, Mrs Finlayson (Vice-Chair), Mrs McKerrell, McNulty, Tarbitt, Miss Whalen. 


Alcroft, Atkinson, Bainbridge, Birks, Betton, Bomford, Mrs Bowman, Brown, Collier, Mrs Glendinning, Glover, Ms Patrick, Meller, Mitchelson, Morton, Robson, Miss Sherriff, Shepherd, Southward, Dr Tickner, and Tinnion.

Public Items
Register of Attendance and Declarations of Interest

A roll call of persons in attendance will be taken and Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and any interests, relating to any item on the agenda at this stage.

Apologies for Absence
To receive apologies for absence and notification of substitutions
Public and Press
To agree that the items of business within Part A of the agenda should be dealt with in public and that the items of business within Part B of the agenda should be dealt with in private.
To note that Council, at its meeting of 3 November 2020, received and adopted the minutes of the meetings held on 27 August and 17 September (Special) 2020.  The Chair will sign the minutes at the first practicable opportunity.
[Copy minutes in Minute Book 47(3)]. 

The Chair will move the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October 2020 as a correct record.  The only aspect of the minutes that may be discussed is their accuracy. 
(Copy minutes herewith).


To consider any matter which has been the subject of call-in.

A.2 BUDGET 2020/21 - 2025/26
Portfolio: Finance, Governance and Resources, Culture, Heritage and Leisure, Communities, Health and Wellbeing, and Environment and Transport 
Directorate:    Finance and Resources
Officer:  Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
Report: Member are reminded that the Budget reports were circulated to all Scrutiny Members on 30 October 2020.  Members are asked to bring the relevant Budget reports to the meeting.  The Executive Decisions from 9 November 2020 will be tabled at the meeting. 
Revenue Budget Reports:

(a) Budget Update - Revenue Estimates 2021/22 - 2025/26

 Report RD.32/20 Pages 1 - 26 
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources

To consider new revenue spending pressures and additional income which fall within the area of responsibility of this Panel:
 - Cremator Reserve / Replacement Pages 3, 7 
 - Talkin Tarn Page 7
 - Environmental Clean Up and Enforcement Pilot Page 7 

(b) Individual Charges Review - 

To consider and comment on the review of charges in respect of the following areas which are within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

Community Services
Report CS.30/20 Pages 27 - 52
(plus addendum circulated on 04/11/2020)   
 Officer: Darren Crossley, Deputy Chief Executive
- Allotments Pages 29 - 39
- Use of Parks Charges  Pages 29, 40
- Football Pitches  Pages 29, 41
- Talkin Tarn  Pages 30, 42
- Bereavement Services  Pages 30, 43, 44, 45
- Waste Services Pages 30, 31, 41
- Garage  Page 31, 48
- Enforcement Pages 31, 49, 50

Economic Development

Report: ED.38/20 Pages 53 - 64 
Officer: Jane Meek, Corporate Director of Economic Development
Shopmobility   Page 56 
Home Life Grant Scheme   Page 56 

Governance and Regulatory Services

 Report: GD.48/20  Pages 65 - 98
Officer: Mark Lambert, Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services
- Environmental Health and Housing  Pages 66 - 69, 79- 88 
Homelessness Prevention and Accommodation Services Pages 69, 89 

(c) Revised Capital Programme 2020/21 and Provisional Capital Programme 2021/22 to 2025/26

Report: RD.33/20  Pages 117 - 128 
Officer: Alison Taylor, Corporate Director of Finance and Resources

Background: To consider the capital spending which falls within the area of responsibility of this Panel:

Vehicles, Plant and Equipment  Pages 120, 126 
Disabled Facilities Grants  Pages 120, 122, 126 
Leisure Facilities Page 120 
Recycling Containers   Pages 120, 126 
Crematorium Infrastructure Pages 120, 126
- Sands Centre Redevelopment Page 120 
- Open Space Improvements   Page 126 
Play Area Improvements Page 126 
LED Footway Lighting Infrastructure  Page 126 
Rough Sleeping Initiative  Page 126 
Skew Bridge Deck   Page 126 
Why are these items on the agenda? Annual Scrutiny as part of the Budget process.
What is the Panel being asked to do? Scrutinise the reports and provide feedback to the Executive.
Portfolio:  Finance, Governance and Resources
Directorate:   Community Services
Officer: Gary Oliver, Policy and Performance Officer
Report: PC.27/20 herewith
The Policy and Communications Manager to submit the Quarter 2 performance against current service standards and a summary of the Carlisle Plan 2015-18 actions as defined in the 'plan on a page'.  Performance against the Panel's 2020/21 Key Performance Indicators are also included. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
Quarterly performance monitoring report.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
Scrutinise the performance of the Council with a view to seeking continuous improvement in how the Council delivers its priorities. 
Portfolio:  Cross Cutting
Directorate:   Cross Cutting
Officer: Rowan Jones, Overview and Scrutiny Officer
Report OS.25/20 herewith 
To consider a report providing an overview of matters related to the work of the Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel. 

Why is this item on the agenda?
The Health and Wellbeing Scrutiny Panel operates within a Work Programme which is set for the 2020/21 municipal year.  The Programme is reviewed at every meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Panel and take into account items relevant to this Panel in the latest Notice of Executive Key Decisions.

What is the Panel being asked to do?
- Note the items (within Panel remit) on the most recent Notice of Executive Key Decisions
- Discuss the Work Programme and prioritise as necessary.  
Exempt Items
  • Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information);

Enquiries, requests for reports, background papers etc to:

Jacqui Issatt, Committee Clerk -


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Ms Jo Ellis-Williams Councillor Pamela Birks
Councillor Mrs Valerie Tarbitt Councillor Mr David Shepherd
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.


PRESENT:      Councillor J Mallinson - Leader
Councillor Ellis - Deputy Leader and Finance, Governance and Resources Portfolio Holder
Councillor Nedved - Economy, Enterprise and Housing Portfolio Holder
Councillor Christian – Environment and Transport Portfolio Holder
                        Councillor Mrs Mallinson – Communities, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Holder
                        Councillor Higgs – Culture, Heritage and Leisure Portfolio Holder

                        Andrew Smith – Chairman, Tullie House
                        Andrew Mackay – Director and Board Member, Tullie House
                        Katie Proud – Head of Finance and Board Member, Tullie House
                        Anna Smalley – Head of Collections and Engagement, Tullie House                      

OFFICERS:       Deputy Chief Executive
                          Corporate Director of Finance and Resources
                          Corporate Director of Governance and Regulatory Services
                          Corporate Director of Economic Development
                          Neighbourhood Services Manager
                          Health & Wellbeing Manager
                          Policy and Performance Officer
Overview and Scrutiny Officer