Meeting documents

Communities Scrutiny Sub-Committee (DCC)
Monday 6 March 2006


            Meeting: Communities Scrutiny Sub-Committee (County Hall, Durham - Committee Room 1a - 06/03/2006 10:00:00 AM)

                  Item: A9 Forward Plan


         


Scrutiny Sub-Committee to Promote Strong, Healthy and Safe Communities


6 March 2006


Forward Plan
Report of Head of Overview and Scrutiny


Purpose of the Report

1 To report the sections of the Council’s Forward Plan which are within the Sub-Committee’s jurisdiction.

Background
2 Under the Constitution, the Executive is required to produce a Forward Plan indicating key decisions covering a four-month period.

3 The key decisions relevant to this Sub-Committee included in the Forward Plan are set out in the attached documentation.

4 The information in the Forward Plan provides the Sub-Committee with the opportunity of considering whether it wishes to seek to influence any of these key decisions or to seek further information.

5 If the Sub-Committee wishes to examine any of the key decisions, this could be included in the Work Programme which needs to be considered.

Recommendation

6 You are recommended to give consideration to the Forward Plan.

Contact: Tom Bolton Tel: 0191 383 3149



Forward Plan

Reference number: SHSC/CEO/CS/01/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Community Development Policy/Strategy Action Plan - Year 2.
Background documents: Community Development Policy and Strategy.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor John Davies.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Questionnaire across all services. Focus groups at team meetings.
When and how to make representations: To Peter Brookes, Chief Executive's Office 0191 3844252
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Reference number: SHSC/CEO/CS/02/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Strategic relationship in funding of the Voluntary Sector.
Background documents: Change Up.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor John Davies.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Voluntary and Community Sector via OVN and CVS and DCC Services.
When and how to make representations: To Peter Brookes, Chief Executive's Office 0191 3844252 .

Reference number: SHSC/CEO/CS/03/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): April 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Review of services for Gypsies and Travellers.
Background documents: Toward a Better Future.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor John Davies.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Consultation completed.
When and how to make representations: To Scott McInally, Chief Executive's Office 0191 3844252.

Reference number: SHSC/C&L/02/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): April 2006.
Description of decision to be made: To agree the report on Mobile Libraries Review.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor John Davies.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Public consultation.
When and how to make representations: To Nigel Cannaway, Culture and Leisure, 0191 383 3595.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/02/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Implications of Implementing Children's Safeguarding Board in Durham.
Background documents: Children Act 2004.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Michelle Hodgson.
Main consultees and means of consultation: All member agencies of ACPC/LSCB involved.
When and how to make representations: To Gail Hopper, Social Care and Health, 0191 383 3322.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/03/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Outline process and consultation in relation to Phase 2 of the Strategy for Investing in Modern Services for Older People.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Christine Smith.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Residents and their families.



Reference number: SHSC/SCH/04/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Development of Mental Health Services for Older People.
Background documents: Reports to Modernisation Group for Older People - July and September 2004.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Christine Smith.
Main consultees and means of consultation: County Durham and Darlington Priority Services NHS Trust.
When and how to make representations: To John Thornberry, Social Care and Health - 0191 3834619.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/05/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March 2006.
Description of decision to be made: To agree proposals that clarify the role, size and cost of the future County Council Home Care Services.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Christine Smith.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Consultation with staff and service users.
When and how to make representations: To Phil Emmerson, Social Care and Health. Tel: 0191 383 5102.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/10/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Proposed developments in education provision in secure services.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Neil Foster.
Main consultees and means of consultation: None.
When and how to make representations: To Gail Hopper, Social Care and Health. Tel: 0191 383 3322.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/12/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Every Child Matters - functional model of Children's Services.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Neil Foster.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Consultation with partner agencies.
When and how to make representations: To Gail Hopper, Social Care and Health. Tel: 0191 383 3322.

Reference number: SHSC/SCH/13/05
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): March to June 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Modernisation of day care services for older people and people with a physical disability.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Christine Smith.
Main consultees and means of consultation: None.
When and how to make representations: To Geraldine Hopper, Social Care and Health. Tel: 0191 383 5149.

Reference number: SHSC/EN/03/06
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): Cabinet 23 March 2006.
Description of decision to be made: The report details a proposed programme of work, in respect to all age retricted products enforcement, including tobacco products and aerosol spray paints. The Council has a statutory duty to consider enforcement in respect to the latter two products on an annual basis.
Background documents: Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) Act 1991. Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Bob Pendlebury.
Main consultees and means of consultation: None.



Reference number: SHSC/EN/04/06
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): Cabinet 23 March 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Provision of consumer advice over a three year period. Required by Legal Services Commission as part of the Quality Mark Accreditation.
Background documents: None.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Bob Pendlebury.
Main consultees and means of consultation: None.
When and how to make representations: To Phillip Holman. Tel: 0191 383 3391.

Reference number: SHSC/EN/06/06
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): Cabinet 21 April 2006.
Description of decision to be made: Food Service Plan 2006/07 - Annual plan detailing proposed food law enforcement in respoect to quality, description and labelling of food.
Background documents: Food Standards Performance Framework agreement documents.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Bob Pendlebury.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Plan includes any consultations with stakeholders.
When and how to make representations: To Phillip Holman. Tel: 0191 383 3391.

Reference number: SHSC/EN/07/06
Date of decision (ie date of Cabinet meeting): Cabinet 25 May 2006.
Description of decision to be made: DTI Performance Framework for Trading Standards Services - annual service delivery plan, used as part of a national performance management framework.
Background documents: DTI Performance Framework document.
Lead Cabinet member: Councillor Bob Pendlebury.
Main consultees and means of consultation: Plan includes any consultations with stakeholders.
When and how to make representations: To Phillip Holman. Tel: 0191 383 3391.



When and how to make representations: To Phillip Holman. Tel: 0191 383 3391.
When and how to make representations: To Duncan Callum, Social Care and Health - 01325 304 184.

Attachments


 Forward Plan Report 6mar2006.pdf