Agenda and minutes

Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 15th April, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Democratic Services  6011

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Simultaneous Translation

You are welcome to use Welsh at the meeting, a minimum notice period of 3 working days is required should you wish to do so.  A simultaneous translation will be provided if requested.

 

Minutes:

It was noted that no requests had been received for the simultaneous translation service.

2.

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence reported.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To receive any declarations of interest and dispensations made.

 

Minutes:

Councillor M. Moore and Councillor G. Paulsen declared an interest in item 6 - Age-friendly Communities Programme - Progress update.

 

4.

Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 26th February, 2021.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Minutes of the Meeting held on 25th February, 2021.

 

The Committee AGREED that the Minutes be accepted as a true record of proceedings.

 

5.

Action Sheet - 25th February 2021 pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To receive the Action Sheet.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Action Sheet from the meeting held on 25th February, 2021.

 

The Committee AGREED that the Action Sheet be noted.

 

6.

Age-Friendly Communities programme progress update pdf icon PDF 422 KB

To consider the report of Chief Executive Officer, GAVO.

Minutes:

Councillors M. Moore and G. Paulsen declared an interest in the following item and remained in the meeting.

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Chief Executive Officer, GAVO.

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and endorse Option 1; namely that the Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee accept the report and appendices as provided prior to it being submitted to the Public Services Board.

 

7.

Blaenau Gwent Participatory Budget programme pdf icon PDF 418 KB

To consider the report of the Service Manager: Policy & Partnerships.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Service Manager Policy & Partnerships.

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and endorse Option 1; namely that the Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee accept the report as provided prior to it being submitted to the Public Services Board.

 

8.

Gwent Regional Well-being Assessment pdf icon PDF 381 KB

To consider the report of the Services Manager Policy and Partnerships.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Service Manager Policy & Partnerships.

 

 

 

A brief discussion ensued and upon a vote being taken;

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and endorse Option 2; namely that the Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee considered the report and provided the following specific comment for consideration by the Public Services Board before approval;

 

·        That a consistent approach to engagement be delivered with an emphasis on hard to reach groups, including youngsters and pupils from comprehensive schools and colleges and older people groups.

 

The Committee FURTHER AGREED to receive a further report on the movement to a regional PSB as part of the forward work programme.

 

9.

Integrated Well-being Network for Blaenau Gwent pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the report of Director of Public Health, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Service Lead Integrated Wellbeing Networks.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the joint report of the Director of Public Health, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and the Service Lead Integrated Wellbeing Networks.

 

 

 

 

The Committee AGREED to recommend that the report be accepted and endorse Option 1; namely that the Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee accept the report and appendices as provided prior to it being submitted to the Public Services Board.

 

 

As this was the last Public Services Board Scrutiny Committee in the cycle the Chair thanked Members and officers for their contributions and support over the last year.