Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor H Barrett, Councillor R Braithwaite, Councillor B Carter, Councillor L Mytton, Councillor S Slater, Councillor Richard Thomas, Councillor S Williams, Councillor P Williams Cabinet Member, T Skinner and A Roberts Co-opted Members.
Declarations of Interest (including whipping declarations)
Members of this Committee 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 Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members’ Code of Conduct. In addition Members must declare any prohibited party whip which the Member has been given in relation to the meeting as per the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011.
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.
No Declarations of Interest were made.
To consider report of the Chief Executive
Steve Jones referred the Committee to the ‘Medium Term Financial Plan 2017/18 to 2020/21 – Cabinet Recommendations’ report.
Councillor M Davies entered the Meeting at 2.33 pm.
The following questions were then raised by the Committee and were responded to in detail by the Leader and the Officers:
Appendix 1 – What are the likely H R Implications
Reference 48 – Street Lighting – Explanation requested on the Night Scout Service – What is the process for Complaints – What system is being put in place to replace the Night Scouts
Reference 24 – Youth Service – Availability of Funding
Is the 2.9% increase only for next year
Pay Slip postage costs
H R Contractual obligations – Explanation requested in terms of Staff, Capacity and Service Delivery
Cabinet’s recommendations in respect of approved and rejected budget reduction proposals be noted.
Any Other Business deemed urgent by the Chair
The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.