Agenda and minutes

Funding Committee
Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 10.00 am

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Contact: Carol Hargreaves  (0161 474 3203)

Note: The business of this meeting is 'not for publication' and as a result will not be available for public viewing. 

Items
No. Item

1.

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To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 February 2020.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 12 February 2020 were approved as a correct record.

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and Officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

Minutes:

Councillors and Officers were asked to declare any interests they may have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No interests were declared.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

 

Minutes:

No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Public Questions

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.  (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the card provided.  These are available at the meeting. You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions)

 

Minutes:

Members of the public were invited to question the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.

 

No public questions were submitted.

 

5.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public to exclude the public during consideration of agenda items 6, 7 and 8 which contains information “not for publication by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as set out in the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That in order to prevent the disclosure of information which was not for publication relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority), the disclosure of which would not be fair and would be in breach of Data Protection Principles, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Items 6-8.

 

6.

Impact of COVID-19 on Life Leisure

To consider a verbal report by the Managing Director, Life Leisure

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Minutes:

The Managing Director, Life Leisure, presented a verbal report which updated Members on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on Life Leisure.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:

 

·         Members were updated on the issues being faced by Life Leisure following the COVID-19 pandemic and a discussion took place relating to potential solutions to some of the difficulties.

 

RESOLVED – That the verbal report be noted.

7.

Council Support to Life Leisure

To consider a verbal report by the Managing Director, Life Leisure

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Minutes:

The Managing Director, Life Leisure presented a verbal report which updated Members on Stockport MBC’s support to Life Leisure.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:

 

·         Members requested that they be kept up to date on the matters raised in the verbal report.

 

RESOLVED – That the verbal report be noted.

8.

Phased Re-opening of Leisure Centres

To consider a verbal report by the Managing Director, Life Leisure

 

The Committee is invited to consider and comment on the report.

 

Minutes:

The Managing Director, Life Leisure presented a verbal report which updated Members on the Phased Re-opening of Leisure Centres.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised:

 

·         Members commented that they would have found it helpful to have had a written report on some of the issues raised. 

·         Members emphasised the necessity of negotiations being concluded as soon as possible.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.