Venue: Meadfoot Room, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR
Contact: Kate Spencer
To receive apologies for absence, including notifications of any changes to the membership of the Board.
It was reported that, in accordance with the wishes of the Conservative Group, the membership of the Board had been amended to include Councillors Bye and Sykes in place of Councillors Bent and Barnby, respectively.
To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meetings of the Board held on 30 January and 19 February 2019.
The minutes of the meetings of the Board held on 30 January and 19 February 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
To consider the call-in by Cllr Darling (S) and Cllr Pentney and four other Councillors of the Elected Mayor’s decision in relation to Torbay’s Strategy for Supporting Disadvantaged Children’s Learning.
The reasons for the call-in are attached, together with the Elected Mayor’s Record of Decision and the report which was considered by the Policy Development and Decision Group.
(Note: please note that the original published agenda included a technical officer error which recorded the incorrect call in promoters which has now been rectified.)
The Board had before it details of a call-in by five Members of the Council of the decision of the Elected Mayor to approve the Torbay Strategy for Supporting Disadvantaged Children's Learning. The Call-in Promoter explained his reasons for call-in to the Board and the Elected Mayor responded.
Resolved: (i) that no further action be taken in respect of the call-in; and
(ii) that the implementation of the Strategy for Supporting Disadvantaged Children’s Learning be monitored by the Overview and Scrutiny Board on a six monthly basis.
To agree the Overview and Scrutiny Board’s Annual Report for 2018/2019.
Resolved: that the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report be adopted.
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