Decision details

Appointment of Representatives on Other Bodies

Decision Maker: Chief Executive of Torbay Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

That the following appointments be confirmed:

 

(i)         Regional Adoption Agency Joint Scrutiny Group – Scrutiny Lead for Children and the Overview and Scrutiny Co-ordinator (Councillors Bye and Howgate); and

 

(ii)        Children and Young People’s Plan Strategic Partnership – the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services (Councillor Law).

Reasons for the decision:

To confirm Councillor appointments to other bodies.

Alternative options considered:

None

Implementation:

This decision will come into force immediately.

Information:

Representatives of the four Scrutiny Committees for Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay met to agree how they wished to carry out their scrutiny role in respect of the Regional Adoption Agency.  It was agreed that they would undertake light touch scrutiny with representatives from the four Councils being appointed to a Regional Adoption Agency Joint Scrutiny Group.  For Torbay this would be the Scrutiny Lead for Children and the Overview and Scrutiny Co-ordinator.

 

The Cabinet Member for Children’s Services sits on the Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership but this appointment had not previously been confirmed.

 

It was proposed, in accordance with Paragraph 1.22 of the Officer Scheme of Delegation for the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and Group Leaders, to confirm these appointments.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None

Publication date: 25/02/2020

Date of decision: 24/02/2020