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Agenda item

Overview and Scrutiny Review Updates

Verbal update by Jonathan Slee,  Overview and Scrutiny Officer, Transformation and Partnerships.


The Overview and Scrutiny Officer gave a verbal update in relation to the review activities of the Committee.


He noted the progress in terms of a Working Group that would look at the Road Safety Strategy, to provide feedback to the Road Safety Partnership, and would provide further information to Members in respect of this issue in due course.


It was added that in relation to the Joint Working Group with the Children and Young People’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee in relation to Private Children’s Residential Care Homes that the initial meeting had taken place and there had been positive feedback from the meeting.  He explained that there would be a focus session held with those Members that had Residential Care Homes in their Division.  Councillor A Hopgood noted that this was very useful.  Councillor R Crute added that the initial meeting of the Group had been very positive and had highlighted several important issues, including in relation to new care homes and planning.




That the verbal update be noted.


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