Issue - decisions
Green Growth Scrutiny Review
The Cabinet considered Minute No. 52 – Green Growth Scrutiny Review (and the corresponding report) - which was referred to it by the Economy and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Committee following its meeting held on 8 March 2012 as follows:
‘The Chair introduced the final report of the Green Growth Scrutiny Review. The panel, consisting of Councillors Mark Johnston, Peter Kearney, Steve Niblock and Stuart Whittingham had focused on seven main issues for the review and had been supported by the Scrutiny Support Officer, Alan Veitch. Details were given of the variety of methods which the Panel had employed to gather evidence and thanks were expressed to all those who had assisted the review by so readily giving their time, experience and suggestions.
The report contained 19 recommendations and assuming that the Committee agreed with these it was recommended that the report be presented to the next appropriate Cabinet meeting.
The Chair expressed his thanks to all those involved, especially to Ben Lavell, Business Engagement Officer, at Invest Wirral and to Alan Veitch, Scrutiny Support Officer. He would be more than happy if Members were also involved with the Working Group, which it was proposed be set up to oversee the implementation of the recommendations.
The Director thanked the review panel for all their work and commented that the staff involved in the review had found the process very beneficial.
(1) That this Committee supports the contents and recommendations of the Green Growth Scrutiny Review.
(2) That the Green Growth Scrutiny Report be presented to the next appropriate Cabinet meeting.
(3) That further reports be presented to the Economy and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Committee to update members regarding the progress being made towards the implementation of the recommendations.
(4) That this Committee welcomes this example of cross-party working which sees scrutiny at its best.’
That the above Minute of the Economy and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Committee be agreed.