Agenda

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Items
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1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the Council are asked to consider whether they have any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or any other relevant interest, in connection with any matter to be debated or determined at this meeting and, if so, to declare it and state the nature of such interest.

 

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2.

CIVIC MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

To receive the Civic Mayor's announcements and any apologies for absence.

 

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3.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 184 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 6 September, 2021 (to follow in supplement).

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4.

PUBLIC AND MEMBER QUESTIONS

To deal with questions, statements and petitions from members of the public, and Members, in accordance with Standing Orders 10, 11 and 12.

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4a

Public Questions

Notice of questions to be given in writing or by email by 12 noon, Wednesday, 13 October, 2021 to the Council’s Monitoring Officer (committeeservices@wirral.gov.uk) and to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 10.

 

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4b

Statements and Petitions

Notice of statements to be given in writing or by email by 12 noon,  Wednesday, 13 October, 2021 to the Council’s Monitoring Officer (commmitteeservices@wirral.gov.uk) and to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 11.1.

 

Petitions may be presented to the Council. The person presenting the petition will be allowed to address the meeting briefly (not exceeding one minute) to outline the aims of the petition. The Mayor will refer the matter to another appropriate body of the Council within whose terms of reference it falls without discussion, unless a relevant item appears elsewhere on the Agenda. Please give notice of petitions to committeeservices@wirral.gov.uk in advance of the meeting.

 

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4c

Members' Questions

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5.

MATTERS REQUIRING APPROVAL OR CONSIDERATION BY THE COUNCIL

To consider any recommendations and receive reports from the Council’s Committees which require the approval or consideration of the Council, and to receive questions and answers on any of those reports.

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5a

Members' Allowance Scheme pdf icon PDF 50 KB

The Council is requested to consider the following referral from the Constitution and Standards Committee:

 

The Independent Remuneration Panel’s recommendation to amend the Members’ Allowance Scheme to include a Special Responsibility Allowance for the Independent Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

 

Constitution and Standards Committee minute 16 (30/9/21) attached, together with the Director of Law and Governance’s report.

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5b

Capital Monitoring Quarter 1 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 57 KB

The Council is requested to agree the following recommendation of the Policy and Resources Committee:

 

(1)  additional funding for the schemes referred to in section 3.5 in the report.

(2)  the revised Capital Programme of £79.7 million for 2021-22, including the virements referred to in Appendix 3 in the report.

 

Policy and Resources Committee minute 51 (1/9/21) and report attached.

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5c

Wirral Youth Justice Service Strategic Plan 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

The Council is requested to approve the Wirral Youth Justice Service’s Strategic Plan 2021/22 as referred from the Children, Young People and Education Committee.

 

Children, Young People and Education Committee minute 23 (13/9/21) and report attached.

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6.

REPORTS AND DECISIONS FROM COUNCIL COMMITTEES AND PARTNERSHIP ORGANISATIONS

To receive reports about and receive questions and answers on decisions made by Committees since the last meeting of Council.

 

The minutes of all committees which have met from 1 to 23 September, together with minutes of the Health and Well Being Board meetings from 31 March, 2021 and the Decision Review Committee meetings of July and August are attached, as below.

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6a

DECISIONS TAKEN SINCE THE LAST COUNCIL MEETING pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes of Committees

·  Policy and Resources Committee – 1 September, 2021 (Pages 107 - 110)

·  Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee – 8 and 23 September, 2021 (Pages 111 – 123)

·  Children, Young People and Education Committee – 13 September, 2021 (to follow in supplement)

·  Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee – 7 September, 2021 (Pages 125 - 143)

·  Tourism, Communities, Culture and Leisure Committee – 2 September, 2021 (Pages 145 - 147)

·  Decision Review Committee – 29 July and 10 August, 2021

(to follow in supplement)

·  Health and Wellbeing Board – 31 March, 16 June and 20 July, 2021

(Pages 149 - 164)

·  Pensions Committee – 20 September, 2021 (Pages 165 - 168)

·  Planning Committee – 16 September, 2021 (Pages 169 - 171)

·  Regulatory and General Purposes Committee – 15 September, 2021 (Pages 173 - 175)

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6b

JOINT ARRANGEMENTS AND EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS

To receive reports about and receive questions and answers on the business of joint arrangements and external organisations, including the Combined Authority.

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MOTIONS ON NOTICE pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Motions submitted in accordance with Standing Order 13.1, are attached. They are listed in accordance with Standing Order 13.2, and the full text of each motion is attached.

 

1.  Oppose Integrated Care Systems in the English NHS

2.  Spartina Anglica Risks to the North Wirral Foreshore

3.  Protecting Residents from Flood Risks

4.  Equal Pavements Pledge

5.  Funding Caring Services to Meet Wirral’s Needs

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