Agenda

Corporate, Resource Management & Governance Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 6.00 pm

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Contact: David Clee  (0161 474 3137)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 156 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 June 2020.

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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.

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3.

Call-In

To consider call-in items (if any)

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4.

Exclusion of the Public and the Public Interest Test

To consider whether it is in the public interest to exclude the public during consideration of Agenda Item 9 ‘GM Unlocking Clean Energy – Stockport’s Solar PV Schemes’ and Agenda Item 10 ‘St. Thomas’s Development’ which contain information ‘not for publication’ in their appendices by virtue of Category 3 ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority)’ as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).

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Councillors are encouraged to submit questions on the Performance and Resources report prior to the meeting in order to enable a detailed response to be available at the meeting.  Questions should be submitted to David Clee tel: 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

5.

Corporate Performance and Resources - Annual Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive and Corporate Director, Corporate and Support Services

 

The Annual Corporate Performance and Resource Report (CPRR) provides a summary of progress in delivering the Council’s priority outcomes and budget over the last financial year, with a focus on the fourth quarter of 2019/20 (January – March 2020) 

 

Whilst the start of the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on some budgets and performance measures at the end of the financial year, the Council’s response has been set out in more detail against key work streams in a series of reports to the June Scrutiny cycle, alongside the 2019/20 Annual Portfolio Reports.

 

The report includes an executive summary and performance analysis, along with the outturn position on revenue and capital. 

 

The report was considered by the Cabinet on 23 June 2020.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is asked to:-

 

·         Consider the Annual Report;

·         Review the progress against delivering corporate objectives, key projects, priority outcomes, targets and budgets for 2019/20;

·         Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues;

 

Officer contact: Kathryn Rees / Jonathan Davies, 0161 474 3174 / 218 1025 kathryn.rees@stockport.gov.uk / jonathan.davies@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Covid-19 Financial Impact and Response Update pdf icon PDF 373 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director, Corporate and Support Services

 

The report provides an update on the financial impact of Covid-19 on the Council in 2020/21 and over the medium term period, and how the Council is responding to the significant financial challenge ahead. The report builds on and updates the detail provided in the Corporate Performance and Resource Annual Report 2019/20.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to note and comment on the contents of the report.

 

Officer Contact: Jonathan Davies on 0161 218 1025 or email: jonathan.davies@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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7.

Annual Treasury Management Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director, Corporate and Support Services

 

The sets out the annual treasury report reviewing treasury management activities and the actual prudential and treasury indicators for 2019/20.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to comment on the report.

 

Officer Contact: Lorna Soufian on 0161 474 4026 or email: lorna.soufian@stockport.gov.uk

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8.

Quarter 4 2019-20 Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 448 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive

 

The report provides an overview of complaints as at the fourth quarter (January – March). The report also compares complaints received in 2019/20 with the previous year’s complaints.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-

 

·         Review the performance information contained in the report:

·         Comment on the performance measures reported and suggest any additional information that might be collected in the future.

 

Officer Contact: Anwar Majothi on 0161 474 3182 or email: anwar.majothi@stockpoprt.gov.uk

 

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9.

GM Unlocking Clean Energy – Stockport’s Solar PV Schemes pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration and Corporate Director, Corporate and Support Services

 

The report provides an update on the Greater Manchester Unlocking Clean Energy bid for European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) monies to support local clean energy generation as part of the Council’s emerging Climate Action Now draft plan, and provides an outline of project proposals in Stockport.

 

(NOTE: This item included a ‘not for publication’ appendix that had been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer Contact: Michael Fisher on 0161 474 3742 or email: michael.fisher@stockport.gov.uk

 

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10.

St Thomas's Development pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

This report seeks endorsement for the overall approach as well as commitment to taking the scheme to a detailed design stage which will also include planning submission and procurement of a main contractor.

 

(NOTE: This item included a ‘not for publication’ appendix that had been circulated to members of the Scrutiny Committee only).

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Richards on 0161-474-2940 or email: paul.richards@stockport.gov.uk

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11.

Scrutiny Review Topic Selection and Scrutiny Work Programme 2020/2021

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report seeks suggestions for Scrutiny Review topics for inclusion in the 2020/2021 scrutiny work programme.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to select a topic for inclusion in the Scrutiny Review Programme.

 

Officer Contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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12.

Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.               

 

The report sets out planned agenda items for the Scrutiny Committee’s next meeting and Forward Plan items that fall within the remit of the Scrutiny Committee.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider the information in the report and put forward any agenda items for future meetings of the Committee.

 

Officer contact: David Clee on 0161 474 3137 or email: david.clee@stockport.gov.uk

 

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