Presentation on theme: "ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY SAFETY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE REVIEW OF THE COMMITTEE WORK JUNE, 2003."— Presentation transcript:
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY SAFETY SCRUTINY COMMITTEE REVIEW OF THE COMMITTEE WORK JUNE, 2003
WHAT DOES SCRUTINY DO? POLICY DEVELOPMENT REVIEW. HOLD THE EXECUTIVE TO ACCOUNT AND CALL- IN. CHAIRS INVOLVEMENT IN BEST VALUE REVIEWS. WIDER ISSUES AND OUTSIDE BODIES. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT.
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNTIY SAFETY – TERMS OF REFERENCE TO HAVE OVERSIGHT AND SCRUTINY OF The regeneration of communities in the area. (community strategy) Social inclusion and the Council’s specific initiatives to promote it. Physical regeneration including economic development. Assisting in the development of planning policies. Assisting in ensuring excellent employment prospects and high quality job opportunities for people of Salford. Ensuring that investment in the City is maximised. Assisting in promoting Salford as a City of national importance. Making Salford a safer place. Tourism. Performance against plans, review policy, manage and undertake BV reviews and monitor action plans.
LOOKING BACK ON 2002 What has been good/not so good, what have we learnt? What is recognised as good practice? What are the development needs for scrutiny/members /officers/partners? What should our approach be for 2003/2004?
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE ISSUES ADDRESSED IN 2002/2003 CRIME Anti Social Behaviour Orders. Salford Magistrates Court. Section 17 of C&D Act. C&D Reduction Strategy. Youth Nuisance. Pledge 4 – A Safer Salford. Crime and Clear Up rates. CCTV initiatives. Best Value Review of Community Safety. ECONOMIC DEVEL0PMENT Service Planning. Best Value Review.
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY SAFETY COMMITTEE ISSUES ADDRESSED IN 2002/2003 REGENERATION Pledge 5 – Stronger Communities. Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy. Housing Market Renewal Fund. Population Trends. PROMOTING THE CITY AND TOURISM Promoting the City. Progress on the Tourism Strategy. GENERAL Service Planning. Community Engagement. Public Service Agreements. Regionalisation. Performance Indicators.
ODPM – Good Practice Environment that should exist. Need an emphasis on Policy Development. Need good membership and leadership engagement. Need a responsive executive. Need non-partisan working. Need to continue to develop direct officer support. Need a supportive senior officer culture. Need for high levels of awareness.
Discussion What issues do we want to look at? How do we want the committee to function? Themed visits/Reports to Cabinet/Involving others.
ISSUES TO DISCUSS FOR DEVELOPMENT How the committee carries out its business in a focussed manner. Further member and officer training. Research and comparative work. Engaging with the community and partners. Promoting our work. Relationships with others I.e. Cabinet/Directors Team/Officers/Partners and External Agencies. Work Planning. Improved focus for the committees work. Need to consider specific issues to look at ‘in depth’. Need to identify issues of community concern both locally and citywide. Continue to develop and build good practice and share good practice with other scrutiny committees both within and outside the City Council.
Discussion What issues do we want to look at in 2003/2004. How do we want the committee to function? What are our development needs? What are our support needs?