Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Management Board - Wednesday 15 June 2022 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH. View directions

Contact: Caroline Webb, Senior Governance Adviser Tel: 01709 822765 email:  caroline.webb@rotherham.gov.uk  The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.

 

2.

Minutes of the previous meetings held on 16 March 2022 and 20 April 2022 pdf icon PDF 277 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board held on 16 March 2022, and the 20 April 2022, and to approve them as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

Additional documents:

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.

4.

Questions from Members of the Public and the Press

To receive questions relating to items of business on the agenda from members of the public or press who are present at the meeting.

5.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any part of the agenda.

Items for Pre-Decision Scrutiny

In accordance with the outcome of the Governance Review in 2016, the following items are submitted for pre-scrutiny ahead of the Cabinet meeting on 20 June 2022. Members of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board are invited to comment and make recommendations on the proposals contained within the report.

6.

Finance Update pdf icon PDF 407 KB

Cabinet Portfolio: Corporate Services, Community Safety and Finance

 

Strategic Directorate: Finance and Customer Services

 

Additional documents:

7.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (2022/2025), Action Plan (2022/2023) and Annual Report (2021/2022) pdf icon PDF 345 KB

Cabinet Portfolio: - Corporate Services, Community Safety and Finance

 

Strategic Directorate: Assistant Chief Executive

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For Discussion/Decision:-

8.

To review the recommendations from OSMB following receipt of the RSCP Board review pdf icon PDF 394 KB

To review the recommendations as discussed at the OSMB meeting held on 27 May 2022 following receipt of the Rotherham Safeguarding Children Partnership CSE Review Final Report.  These are listed below for your information:

 

1)    That the report be noted.

 

2)    That the Member and Democratic Support Panel, in conjunction with each of the Council’s political groups draws up proposals in order to co-ordinate the training plan with regard to CSE and to maximise member attendance at training events.

 

3)    That work be carried out with the Borough’s Town and Parish Council’s to raise Town and Parish Councillors awareness around issues related to CSE.

 

4)    That as part of the overall scrutiny work programming processes that clear expectations are set to determine which reports will come to the Improving Lives Select Commission and that there is full partnership engagement with regard to these reports (including on health check issues).

 

5)    That scrutiny carries out further work to examine the link between poverty and deprivation and all issues related to children’s safeguarding, and in particular to issues around CSE.

 

6)    That clear plans, with defined timescales be developed in order to increase awareness and confidence with regard to issues surrounding CSE be developed in consultation with all partners.

 

7)    That clear plans, with defined timescales be developed in order to ensure that a consistent approach is taken to how the “voice of the survivor” is taken into account of and listened to across the partnership.

 

8)    That work is carried out across the partnership to provide clarity with regard to processes surrounding the reporting of and escalation of concerns regarding CSE.

 

9)    That work is carried out across the partnership to provide clarity with regard to processes regarding performance monitoring around CSE.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Operation Linden pdf icon PDF 269 KB

To consider the future monitoring arrangement in respect of the implementation of the IOPC report regarding Operation Linden.

Additional documents:

For Information/Monitoring:-

10.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 220 KB

To consider the Board’s Work Programme for 2022-2023.

11.

Work in Progress - Select Commissions

To receive updates from the Chairs of the Select Commissions on work undertaken and planned for the future.

 

12.

Forward Plan of Key Decisions - 1 June 2022 - 31 August 2022 pdf icon PDF 473 KB

To review and identify items for pre-decision scrutiny from the Forward Plan of Key Decisions covering the period from 1 June 2022 to 31 August 2022.

13.

Call-in Issues

To consider any issues referred for call-in from recent Cabinet meetings.

14.

Urgent Business

To determine any item which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.

15.

Date and time of next meeting

The next meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board will be held on Wednesday 6 July 2022 at 10am at Rotherham Town Hall.

SHARON KEMP,

Chief Executive.