To consider report of the Chief Officer Social Services
The Monitoring Officer referred to the ‘Regional 1,000 Beds and Step-Down Bed Proposal’ report and advised that under Paragraph 4.4 of the report it should read Cabinet and Council Members.
Councillor J Jenkins then led the Members through the report and moved the recommendations as contained within the report and was seconded by Councillor A Barry.
A Member then proposed an amendment to the recommendations that the report be referred back to the Social Services Scrutiny Committee for consideration. However, this proposal was not seconded.
Questions were then raised by the Members on the report and were responded to in detail by the Officers.
Resolved subject to the foregoing that:
(a) The Plans as set out in the report of Step-Down beds be approved
(b) The funding of the financial costs associated with the Plan be not approved.