Agenda and minutes

Council
Thursday, 17th September, 2020 2.30 pm

Venue: This meeting is being held remotely. Please click here to access the meeting.

Contact: Mike Aynsley 

Items
No. Item

A minute‘s silence was observed following the death of Elaine Earl

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To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held 16 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Minutes:

COUNCIL RESOLVED           -           That the minutes of the meeting held on 16 July

2020 be approved as a correct record.

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Official Announcements

(announcements may be made by the Mayor, Leader of the Council or the Chief Executive)

Minutes:

(A)       Covid Response

 

The Mayor gave thanks to the workforce and the wider community who continue to play their part in responding to the pandemic.

 

(B)       Audit and Standards Committee

 

Councillor Hugh Kelly will fill the vacancy on the Audit and Standards Committee.

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Petitions

(to receive petitions submitted under Council Procedure Rule 10)

Minutes:

There were no petitions submitted.

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Questions from Members of the Public pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Question attached

Minutes:

Mr Tony Dowling submitted the following question:

 

“What is the council doing to prevent the steady and insidious NHS privatisation process as mentioned, and what will Gateshead Council do to ensure that the local ‘Integrated Care System’ involves changes based on health and social need, rather than being driven by financial considerations that lead to further outsourcing to the private sector. We would appreciate details of your actions so far, as well as future plans.”

 

Councillor L Caffrey, Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board, responded to the question.

 

Mr Tony Dowling submitted a supplementary question:

 

“Does Gateshead Council carry out risk assessments regarding outsourcing and procurement.”

 

Councillor L Caffrey responded to the supplementary question.

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Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators 2020/21 – 1st Quarter Review pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report on the latest position on the 2020/21 Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators at the end of the first quarter to 30 June 2020.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  -

(i)

That all variations to the 2020/21 Capital Programme be approved as the revised programme.

 

 

(ii)

That the financing of the revised programme be approved.

 

 

(iii)

That the capital expenditure and capital financing requirement indicators have been revised in line with the revised budget and that none of the approved Prudential Indicators set for 2020/21 have been breached.

 

 

           

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Revenue Budget - First Quarter Review 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report informing of the latest monitoring position on the 2020/21 revenue budget at the end of the first quarter.

 

COUNCIL RESOLVED  - 

That an amendment to the net revenue budget for 2020/21 from £220.761m to £238.071m, to account for the additional better care, public health and COVID emergency grant funding, be approved.

 

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Notices of Motion

(to consider any notices of motion submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9.1)

Minutes:

There were no motions submitted.

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Questions

(to deal with any questions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 8.1)

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted.