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Items
No. Item

14.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence

15.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (personal and/or personal and prejudicial) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.

 

When Members are declaring a personal interest or personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

16.

Chair's Update

To receive an update from the Chair.

Minutes:

Nothing to update other than to thank all for attending the meeting at short notice and everyone’s attendance is appreciated. 

17.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider excluding the Press and Public from the meeting by passing the following resolution:-

 

“That in accordance with the provisions of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meeting and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, and Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1,2, 3 4 and/or 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public  interest in disclosing the information to the public”

 

At the time this agenda is published no representations have been received that this part of the meeting should be open to the public

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

 

 

That members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

 

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by Councillor R Bilcliff)

 

 

 

18.

Initial Impact of the Pandemic on the Council's Business Aims

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth)

Minutes:

Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth to provide members with information regarding the initial impact of the pandemic on council’s business aims.  Further, the report identifies an immediate business need to make a decision on the future delivery of arts and events in the borough including all associated operations of the Assembly Rooms and the Castle.

 

The committee discussed the report and moved a motion to make a further recommendation to Cabinet

 

The Scrutiny Committee recommend that:

 

Cabinet look at the longer term financial finances of the Heritage assets for Tamworth. 

 

(Moved by Councillor Dr. S Peaple and seconded by Councillor S Goodall)

19.

Progress Report on Tamworth Assembly Rooms

(Report of the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth)

Minutes:

The Report of the Portfolio for Heritage and Growth was presented to the Corporate Scrutiny Committee to give the Committee the opportunity to review the Cabinet Progress Report on Tamworth Assembly Rooms which is being considered by Cabinet on 30th July.  

 

The committee considered the report and moved a motion to make three further recommendations to Cabinet.

 

Corporate Scrutiny Committee recommend that:

 

1.

Cabinet agrees Corporate Scrutiny have a formal role in the management process for all future projects worth over one million pounds and any other projects deemed to be of importance to the reputation of the council;

 

2.

Cabinet create a minimum governance structure and create project guidelines for staff for any future projects and

 

3.

Cabinet thanks officer’s for the efforts to deliver the Assembly Rooms Project to completion and for providing a thorough report to Corporate Scrutiny.

 

(Moved by Councillor M Summers and Seconded by Councillor Dr S Peaple)