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Shirehall
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Shropshire
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Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Amanda Holyoak  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 4 September 2019, attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 4th September 2019 be approved and signed as a correct record by the Chairman.

 

4.

Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To receive any questions from members of the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 14.  Deadline for notification is no later than 48 hours prior to the commencement of the meeting which is 11.00 am on Monday 14 October 2019.

5.

Member Question Time

To receive any questions of which Members of the Council have given due notice, the deadline for notification for this meeting is 5.00 pm on Friday 11 October 2019.

6.

Scrutiny Items

7.

Annual Corporate Customer Feedback Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lee Chapman – Cabinet Member for Organisational Transformation and Digital Infrastructure

 

Report of the Chief Executive attached

 

Contact:  01743 258518

Additional documents:

Decision:

          RESOLVED:

A.        That the Annual Customer Feedback Report 2018/19 (Appendix 1) for publication on the council’s website be approved.

B.        That the recommendations included within the Annual Report, highlighting key issues and areas for improvement, be agreed.

 

8.

Quarter 1 2019/2020 Corporate Performance Report pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Lead Member – Councillor Lee Chapman – Portfolio Holder for Organisational Transformation and

Digital Infrastructure

 

Report of Chief Executive attached

 

Contact:  01743 258518

Decision:

      RESOLVED:

 

A.   That the emerging issues in this report be considered.

 

B.   That the performance portal be reviewed and any performance areas that they would like to consider in greater detail or refer to the appropriate Overview and Scrutiny Committee be identified.

 

9.

Annual Report on Health and Safety Performance for 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 467 KB

Lead Member – Councillor David Minnery – Portfolio Holder for Finance and Corporate Support

 

Report of Director of Workforce and Transformation attached

 

Contact:  01743 258913

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

A.  That the contents of the report are accepted; particularly noting:

·         Good progress has been made during 2018/2019 on managing health and safety across the Council.

·         Reportable employee accidents to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have decreased and minor accidents have increased compared to last year’s figures.

·         Benchmarking with other Unitary Councils show that Shropshire Council performs well in terms of accident statistics.

·         Service Areas and the Health & Safety Team work well together.

·         The Council continues to maintain a good relationship with the HSE.

 

B.  That the Key Actions for 2019/2020 are agreed

      The key actions for Shropshire Council are:

·         The Health and Safety Team to work with Service Areas to produce and implement H&S management systems including policies, procedures and arrangements

·         Development of external contracts with associated Service Level Agreements (SLA) in place.

·         To fulfil contractual monitoring and support to Academies and customers under Service Level Agreements

·         To engage with Service Areas to ensure that health and safety compliance is in place and to review Self-Monitoring Checklist to ensure roll out to Premise and Team Managers.

·         Raise awareness of workstation assessments in particular agile working.

·         Continuation of staff wellbeing events throughout the year.

·         Support ‘Leap into Learning’ development for e-learning health and safety awareness courses across service areas.

·         Digital Transformation Programme – support development and roll-out for the management of accident data and case management arrangements for occupational health.

·         To engage with Service Areas to ensure that health and safety compliance is in place and to review Self-Monitoring Checklist to ensure roll out to Premise and Team Managers   .

·         To continue to implement the Wellbeing Plan and facilitate three themes of Be Active, Be Minded and Be Informed.  Step challenge planned for March/April 2019.

 

10.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve that in accordance with the Provision of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and Paragraph 10.4 (3) of the Council’s Access to Information Rules, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item

11.

Exempt Minutes

To approve as a correct record and sign the exempt minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on

4 September 2019, attached

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

That the confidential Minutes of the Cabinet meeting held on 4th September 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Leader.

 

 

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