To establish a Joint Scrutiny Task Group and agree the associated scope to undertake the annual scrutiny review of the South and East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership (report of the Leader enclosed).
Consideration was given to the report of the Assistant Director – Corporate to establish a Joint Scrutiny Task Group and agree the associated scope to undertake the annual scrutiny review of the South and East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership.
The report was introduced by the Senior Change and Performance Business Partner who stated that annual joint scrutiny was agreed in the Memorandum of Agreement when the Partnership was formed. The purpose was to review progress of the Partnership, to understand its effectiveness and identify opportunities for further development.
Appendix A set out the scope of scrutiny which needed to be agreed by the Panel. The Panel also needed to agree to the appointment of one member from the Scrutiny Committee to join the Task Group alongside the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Performance Monitoring Panel.
The Chairman requested nominations from the Panel to join the Task Group. Both Councillors T A Carter and S C Walsh were nominated, and Councillor S C Walsh was duly appointed to the Task Group.
The Task Group’s scope was also approved by the Panel.
a) That the scope at Appendix A be agreed to enable the scrutiny exercise to commence promptly in October; and
b) That Councillor S C Walsh be appointed to join the Joint Scrutiny Task Group alongside the Chairman (Councillor B Alcock) and Vice Chairman (Councillor M Booth).