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Venue: REMOTE MEETING - MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Items
No. Item

282.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor K Gibbs and Co Optee H Hopkins

283.

Declarations of Interest (including whipping declarations)

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were received.

284.

Issues Arising from the End of European Funding pdf icon PDF 704 KB

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

Deputy Chief Executive A Owen introduced the item to the committee and provided an overview of the report with assistance from officers C Long, D Ryan-Newton and Z Thomas.

 

The following questions were raised by the committee and were responded to in detail by the officers in attendance:

 

·         Clarity was sought in relation the current end dates in tables 4 and 5 on Page 8 of the report

 

·         5.3 of the report states that 72 experienced support staff will be made redundant are these just Council staff or does this figure include staff from key partners we work with. If key partner figures are not included do you have any indication of the redundancies key partners could face

 

·         In terms of a future report could we have details of the effects on out key partners and the possible redundancies they face

 

·         In relation to the Levelling Up and the Shared Prosperity Fund is there any indication on how the funding will work and whether it will be delivered by Central or Welsh Government

 

After a number of comments from the committee in relation to the report and questioning the Chair thanked the officers for the report and their responses to the questions raised by the committee.

 

285.

Merthyr Tydfil Recovery, Transformation & Improvement (RTI) Plan - Economic Recovery (Working Life) Theme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the attached report

Minutes:

Deputy Chief Executive A Owen introduced the report to the committee and highlighted the salient points with the assistance of Officers C Long and P Davies.

 

The following question were raised by the committee and were responded to in detail by the officers in attendance:

 

·         Is it possible to provide the committee with a report at Novembers meeting in relation to the City Status application and the possible impact it could have on our Recovery, Transformation and Improvement Plan and Economic Recovery themed work and also the Kickstart project as it is also highlighted in this current report

 

Following comments the Chair thanked the Officers for the report and their responses to the questions raised.

 

 

286.

Committee Work Programme 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 621 KB

To consider the attached report

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair provided an update in relation to the co-production exercise around homelessness and housing and suggested the committee continue with the exercise and bring in homelessness and housing officers and Registered Social Landlords towards the end of the year.

 

 

287.

Scrutiny Referrals, Feedback and Follow Up Actions

Minutes:

The Chair confirmed that there were no referrals, feedback and follow up actions.

288.

Reflection and Evaluation of Meeting

To receive an update from the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair and the Committee reflected on the matters that had been discussed at the Meeting.

289.

Any Other Business deemed urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent, thanked the committee for their attendance and closed the meeting

 

 

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