Agenda and minutes

Member Committee
Monday, 8th July, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Meeting Room 6, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Stephen Fox  (0161 474 3206)

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2019.

Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 18 February 2019 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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 invited to declare any interests they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

 

 

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 Question Time

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 put questions to the Chair on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.

 

No public questions were submitted.

5.

Stockport Homes Delivery Plan Outcomes Report 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Chief Executive.

 

The report provides an update on how Stockport Homes has delivered on its objectives in 2018/2019.

 

The Committee are invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Gill Bennett on Tel: 474 3823 or email: gill.bennett@stockporthomes.org

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Assistant Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on how Stockport Homes has delivered on its objectives in 2018/2019.

 

The following comments were made/issues made:-

·         Councillors welcomed the new format of the report demonstrating how the outcomes linked to the Council Plan.

·         Congratulations were extended to the Chief Executive of SHG, Helen McHale for her National Award for Leadership.

·         Actions undertaken to address sickness – the actual number of sick days remained well below the average for the housing sector.

·         The use of electronic notice boards to share information with tenants.

·         Councillors welcomed the excellent work undertake to recruit and support apprentices.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Tenant Experience Report Year End 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Chief Executive and the Director of Neighbourhoods & Support, Stockport Homes Ltd.

 

The report provides an update on the experiences of tenants using data from a range of customer interactions.

 

The Committee is invited to:-

 

·         Notes the contents of the report

·         Raises any questions about the content presented in the report

 

Officer Contact: Rob Lloyd on 0161 474 3279 or Rob.lloyd@stockporthomes.org

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Assistant Chief Executive and the Director of Neighbourhoods and Support, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a joint report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on the experiences of tenants using data collected from a wide range of customer interactions.

 

It was suggested that representatives of Disability Stockport be invited to make a presentation to the Council Meeting

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and an update be provided to a future meeting on the outcomes of the Tennant Satisfaction Survey.

7.

Capital Programme Outturn Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Property and Maintenance Services

 

The report provides information on the performance of the 2018/19 Capital Programme delivery.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Jon Blackwell, 0161 218 1313, jon.blackwell@stockporthomes.org

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Property and Maintenance Services, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing information on performance on the delivery of the 2018/2019 capital budget.

 

The Chair commended officers on the quality of the report and commented that the inclusive of photographs had been most helpful.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

8.

CUSTOMER SAFETY COMPLIANCE FRAMEWORK pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Property and Maintenance Services

 

The report provides information on the ‘Big 5’ areas of compliance and how SHG manage its regulatory duties.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Jon Blackwell, 0161 218 1313, jon.blackwell@stockporthomes.org

Minutes:

The Director of Property and Maintenance Services submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing information on the ‘Big 5’ areas of compliance and how the company managed its regulatory duties. 

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

9.

Gender Pay Gap pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Resources.

 

The report provides analysis on the Gender Pay Gap for Stockport Homes and the progress made since the first Gender Pay Gap report a year ago. Additionally to inform the committee about proposed actions to address the Gender Pay Gap and the narrative to support the published data.

 

The Committee is invited to note the Gender Pay Gap analysis for Stockport Homes and the work being undertaken to help improve performance in this area.

 

Officer Contact: Tanya Haynes on Tel: 07582 000582 or email: tanya.haynes@stockporthomes.org

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Resources, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing an analysis on the Gender Pay Gap for the company and on progress made to address this issue in the past year.

 

The Committee reiterated their support in the company’s efforts to encourage and young people to be employed in a trade.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted

10.

Corporate Performance Year End 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 335 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd.

 

The report provides the year end 2018/2019 performance against indicators and measures and progress on the implementation of the Service Improvement Plan for 2018/2019.

 

The Committee is invited to:

 

·         note performance and improvement actions outlined in this report; and;

·         raise any issues of concern about the explanations presented where targets or objectives have not been met

 

Officer Contact: Rob Lloyd on Tel: 474 3279 or email: rob.lloyd@stockporthomes.org

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Assistant Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) outlining the year end 2018/2019 performance against indicators and measures as well as progress made on the implementation of the Service Improvement Plan for 2018/2019.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

11.

Financial Monitoring Update pdf icon PDF 502 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Resources, Stockport Homes Ltd.

 

The report provides an update on financial performance to April 2019.

 

The Committee are invited to consider and comment on the report and the latest financial results.

 

Officer Contact: John Kennedy on Tel: 474 2868 or email:john.kennedy@stockport.gov.uk

Minutes:

The Director of Resources, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing an update on financial performance up to and including April 2019.

 

REOSLVED – That the report be noted.

12.

Member Committee Update pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To consider a report of the Assistant Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd.

 

The report provides information on issues which may be of strategic interest to the Committee.

 

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

Minutes:

The Chief Executive, Stockport Homes Ltd submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) providing information on issues which may be of strategic interest to the Committee. The update covered a number of issues including the impact of Universal Credit, the implementation of the Capital Programme, the care-call programme, that 2019 was the centenary of the Addison Act and the Ethical Standards Initiative.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and a update be submitted to a future meeting on the Ethical Standards Initiative.