Executive, Policy & Community Safety Scrutiny Panel


Minutes of the meeting held on 31 July 2018 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chamber - Council Offices.





Councillor Glenn Coleman-Cooke (Chairman); Councillors Ashbee, Bambridge, Campbell, Curran, Dixon and Rusiecki


In Attendance:

Councillor K Coleman-Cooke




7.            Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillor Linda Potts.




8.            Declaration of Interests


There were no declarations received at the meeting.




9.            Minutes of previous meeting


Councillor Campbell proposed, Councillor Ashbee seconded and Members agreed the minutes to be a correct record of the meeting that was held on 30 May 2018.




10.          Minutes of Extraordinary meeting


Councillor Bambridge proposed, Councillor Ashbee seconded and Members agreed the minutes to be a correct record of the extraordinary meeting that was held on 11 July 2018.




11.          Establish the Work Programme for 2018/19


Members acknowledged that the matter regarding the QEQM Hospital which had been on the previous Panel’s watching brief was currently being shadowed by the QEQM Cabinet Advisory Group.


They then requested that Cabinet provide an update to the Panel on progress to date. Mr Hughes, Committee Services Manager agreed to forward the request to the appropriate portfolio holder through senior management.


The Panel also requested that a progress report be presented on the performance of the Public Spaces Protection Order No. 3 (Anti-Social Behaviour) (PSPO) after a six months implementation period. Members requested that the Order be reviewed at the Panel meeting on 31 January 2019.


Mr Hughes advised Members that they would also be consulted by officers on a Policy Framework matter regarding the proposed ‘Food Law Service Plan and Enforcement Policy.’ The report would be brought to the 27 September meeting, before it is forward to Cabinet and then Council.


The Panel also confirmed that they would consider the report on ‘Crime Statistics in Thanet’ at the September meeting.


Subject to the additions made as highlighted above, Members agreed the work programme for 2018/19.




12.          Forward Plan and Exempt Cabinet Report List for period 11 July 2018 - 31 December 2018


Councillor Campbell proposed, Councillor Rusiecki seconded and the Panel agreed that the report on the ‘Asset Management – The Museums;’ be presented to the 27 September 2018 meeting of the Panel.


Members further noted the report.






Meeting concluded: 7.10 pm