Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

CP108

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors A Dickinson, S Nash, J Osborne and D Sayers.

 

 

CP109

Appointment of Vice-Chair for the Meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  Councillor C Joyce be appointed Vice-Chair for the meeting.

 

CP110

Declarations of Interest

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the Member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.

 

These declarations apply to all Members present, whether the Member is part of the meeting, attending to speak as a local Member on any item or simply observing the meeting from the public seating area.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests.

 

CP111

Urgent Business Under Standing Order 7

To consider any business which, by reason of special circumstances, the Chairman proposed to accept as urgent under Section 100(b)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

 

CP112

Members Present Pursuant to Standing Order 34

Members wishing to speak pursuant to Standing Order 34 should inform the Chair of their intention to do so and on what items they wish to be heard before a decision is taken.

 

Minutes:

There were no Members present under Standing Order 34.

 

CP113

Chair's Correspondence (if any)

Minutes:

There was no Chair’s correspondence.

 

CP114

Call-in (if any) pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Minutes:

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Councillor Dark, proposer of the call-in addressed the Panel and explained why he had called in the Cabinet Member decision.

 

Panel Members received a submission from the Portfolio Holder, People and Communities.

 

Panel Members received a submission from the Assistant Director, Health, Wellbeing and Public Protection.

 

The Panel was invited to debate the call-in.  A summary of which is set out below.

 

Councillor Mrs Spikings referred to the DAWN project and outlined the work which had previously been undertaken.

 

The Portfolio Holder, People and Communities outlined the proposed changes for Doctors/GP’s to deliver the health service and made reference to the Health Hub at South Lynn and the Health Centre on the Bypass.

 

Councillor Mrs Spikings highlighted the importance of ensuring health care for the elderly population who did not have access to the Internet.

 

Councillor Long commented on the six outcomes and added that the £150,000 should endeavour to make a real difference on the ground and not just for a report to be produced.  Councillor Long added that any public money spent should result in benefits for people living in the Borough.

 

Following questions and comments from the Panel, the Executive Director, Place gave an assurance that the key piece of work between the partner organisations was required to co-ordinate the information and focus on the services required in West Norfolk.

 

Following a question from Councillor Lintern, the Assistant Director, Health, Wellbeing and Public Protection explained that the road map would assist in achieving the six outcomes.

 

Councillor Ryves commented that he read about other Marmot organisations in many cases it was his understanding that the data came from many sources.  With regard to King’s Lynn it was specifically to obtain health service data to benefit the residents of West Norfolk.

 

The Chair highlighted the importance of working with partners to support the health and wellbeing, etc for residents of the Borough.  The Chair summarised the debate which had taken place and commented that the £50,000 contribution from the Borough Council would assist in working with partners to identify specific areas of work.  The Chair commented on funding being tight and budget being available from the Council if necessary. The Chair sought assurance that the £50,000 contribution would not be to deliver a report.

 

In response, the Portfolio Holder for Finance explained that the Council would do what was needed to kick off the Marmot and added that there was community funding available.  The Council would work with partners to make an improvement in West Norfolk.

 

Councillor Devulapalli concurred with the comments made by Councillor Ryves and commended the project to benefit the residents of West Norfolk.

 

Councillor Blunt commented that he was in support of the project and asked if a briefing could be arrange for all Councillors.

 

The Chair echoed the comments made by Councillor Blunt and highlighted the importance of improving health and well-being for the residents of West Norfolk and asked the  ...  view the full minutes text for item CP114

CP115

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider passing the following resolution:

 

“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act”.

 

Minutes:

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Councillor Joyce abstained in relation to the resolution set out below.

 

RESOLVED:  That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.

 

CP116

Review of Pay Grades 2023 pdf icon PDF 312 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Assistant Director, Central Services presented the report and responded to questions and comments from the Panel.

 

A proposal was put forward and seconded upon which the Panel voted.

 

There were 7 votes for, 4 votes against and no abstentions for the resolution set out below.

 

RESOLVED:  1) That Cabinet take note of the deliberations of the Corporate Performance Panel (which were noted by the Assistant Director, Central Services) as it goes forward. 

 

2) The Section151 officer be requested to provide a detailed breakdown of the potential impact.

 

 

 

CP117

Date of Next Meeting

To note that the date of the next meeting of the Corporate Performance Panel will take place on 26 February 2024 at 4.30 pm in the Town Hall, King’s Lynn.

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Corporate Performance Panel will be held on 26 February 2024 at 4.30 pm in the Town Hall, King’s Lynn.