Agenda

Due to technical difficulties, the meeting was adjourned to 27 July 2021., Overview Select Committee - Tuesday, 27 July 2021 5:30 pm, POSTPONED

Venue: Meeting Rooms G.01 and G.02, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Francis Connolly, Scrutiny Manager, tel: 0116 454 6353, email:  Francis.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Angie Smith, tel: 0116 454 6354, email:  angie.smith@leicester.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

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3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

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4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 215 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Overview Select Committee held on 27 May 2021 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

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PROGRESS ON ACTIONS AGREED AT THE LAST MEETING

To note progress on actions agreed at the previous meeting and not reported elsewhere on the agenda (if any).

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6.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations and statements of case submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

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PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on any petitions received.

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TRACKING OF PETITIONS MONITORING REPORT pdf icon PDF 201 KB

The Monitoring Officer submits a report that updates Members on the monitoring of outstanding petitions. The Committee is asked to note the current outstanding petitions and agree to remove those petitions marked ‘Petitions Process Complete’ from the report.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

A verbal update will be given at the meeting on the current position regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. The Committee is recommended to receive  the update and comment as required.

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LOCAL PLAN UPDATE

A verbal update will be given at the meeting on the current position regarding the Local Plan. The Committee is recommended to receive  the update and comment as required.

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ENHANCING WOMEN'S SAFETY pdf icon PDF 459 KB

The Director of Neighbourhood and Environmental Services submits a report to the Committee to outline the current community safety work around ensuring women’s safety, the process used to improve women’s safety further within Leicester City and to outline the opportunity to access government funding to undertake proactive community safety work which will make a difference to the daily lives of women and girls.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the current work being undertaken and comment on the proposed way forward.

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LIVING WAGE pdf icon PDF 458 KB

The City Barrister and Head of Standards submits a report to update the Overview Select Committee on progress on implementing the Living Wage through Procurement for contracts and services not delivered in house by the Council, and the implementation into the Council’s procurement procedures.

 

The Committee is recommended to note and comment upon the contents of the report.

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QUESTIONS FOR THE CITY MAYOR

The City Mayor will answer questions raised by members of the Overview Select Committee on issues not covered elsewhere on the agenda.

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SCOPING DOCUMENT FOR ADULT SOCIAL CARE: UNDERSTANDING THE INCREASING COST OF CARE PACKAGES WITHIN ADULT SOCIAL CARE BUDGETARY PRESSURES pdf icon PDF 583 KB

The Adult Social Care Scrutiny Commission submit a scoping document on the proposed review of the increasing cost of care packages within Adult Social Care budgetary pressures.

 

The review will aim to:

 

·         Better understand what drives the increasing cost of care services and

·         Identify the impacts on budget pressures

·         Seek to recommend ways of managing the impact on service users

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report.

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OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 285 KB

The current work programme for the Committee is attached.  The Committee is asked to consider this and make comments and/or amendments as it considers necessary.

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ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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SUMMER HOLIDAY FOOD PROVISION pdf icon PDF 1019 KB

The Chair has indicated he is minded to accept the agenda item due to the imminent provision of the service during the school holiday period.

 

This item will report on the programme of food provision for the upcoming school summer holiday period. This commences on 12 July, and the Overview Select Committee meeting is the only opportunity to outline the programme and to seek the views from members at an early stage

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