Agenda and minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday 11 March 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Chappell Room

Contact: Helen Lee  Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Fox, Greensmith and Parr.


To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 4 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 59 KB




That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.



Declaration of Interests.




Programme of Portfolio Holder Attendance pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Report of the Democratic Services Officer.

Additional documents:


The Committee welcomed Councillor Hollingsworth, Portfolio Holder for Growth and Regeneration, to discuss issues relating to her Portfolio.  Dawn Alvey, Service Manager Growth and Regeneration also attended the meeting.


Councillor Hollingsworth comprehensively addressed issues relating to:


·       The regeneration plans for Carlton Square

·       Arnold town centre, the challenges presented by changing shopping habits, the closure of shops and Arnold market

·       The provision of affordable homes

·       Work experience placements and apprenticeships.




                I.          Thank Councillor Hollingsworth for her attendance and for providing comprehensive information; and


              II.          Note the contents of the discussion.


Everyone Health Weight Management Service pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Report of the Democratic Services Officer.


The Committee welcomed the John Wilcox, Senior Public Health & Commissioning Manager, Public Health, Nottinghamshire County Council and Aaron Bohannon, Service Manager Everyone Health who are attend the Committee to inform Members about the work of the Public Health commissioned Obesity Prevention and Weight Management Service.


Members were informed about the success of, and the challenges to, the weight management programme, preventative initiatives, working collaboratively with Gedling Borough Council, the extension to the four year contract and how an integrated wellbeing service will commissioned in future.


Following discussion with Members the following points were highlighted:


·       Targeted work takes place in the most deprived areas of the Borough

·       Work within schools is limited

·       Work to engage with different groups takes place in the community.




·       Thank the guests for a very informative discussion; and


·       Note the content of the discussion.


Scrutiny Work programme pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Report of the Democratic Services Officer.

Additional documents:


Councillor McCrossen informed Members that Councillor Hollinsworth’s attendance at the Committee had completed the programme of Portfolio Holder attendance for the municipal year. 


The Household Recycling working group report and recommendations were discussed and Members were advised that this would be submitted to Cabinet after the elections in May.


The committee were updated on the progress of the Wellbeing of Young People working group, the discussion with a Senior Youth Work Practitioner and a planned visit to Carlton le Willows School. Members of the working group want to discuss the issue with voluntary groups and the school nursing service before they draw together their conclusions. It is envisaged that the final report and recommendations will be available for the July Committee.


Reports and Notices received by the Chair of Overview and Scrutiny Committee as required under the Constitution or Law. pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Report of the Democratic Services Officer.


Members considered a report, which had been circulated in advance of the meeting, which included information on items referred to the Chair as required by the Constitution.


Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.