Agenda and draft minutes

Healthy Communities Scrutiny Sub-Committee
Tuesday 20 February 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02A - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH. View directions

Contact: Julie Timbrell  Phone: 020 7525 0514 Email:  julie.timbrell@southwark.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

3.

Disclosure of interests and dispensations

4.

Minutes

Video - Opening the Meeting

5.

Interview with the Leader

Video - Interview with the Leader

6.

Interview with the Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Financial Inclusion

    The Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Financial Inclusion, Councillor Richard Livingstone, will be interviewed on his portfolio:

     

    To safeguard the needs of vulnerable adults, the provision of personal social services, services to older people, services to people with disabilities, services to those with HIV/AIDS and/or those with drug and alcohol problems, services to those with mental health needs and “supporting people”.  The portfolio holder will work closely with the cabinet member for housing (with regard to the housing needs of vulnerable adults).

     

    To promote financial inclusion and lead the council work to crack down on payday lenders and other irresponsible lenders.

     

    The cabinet member will have particular responsibility for:

     

    ·  relationship with the credit union;

     

    ·  financial inclusion;

     

    ·  Southwark Smart Savers;

     

    ·  payday lenders and responsible lending (with the cabinet member for regeneration and new homes);

     

    ·  adult social care, including personalisation;

     

    ·  Southwark an Age Friendly borough;

     

    ·  the council’s contribution to the freedom pass and approach on the taxicard scheme;

     

    ·  older people and pensioner poverty;

     

    ·  ethical care and improving the quality of homecare;

     

    ·  disability and supporting vulnerable people.

     

    The cabinet member will work with the deputy cabinet member for mental health.

    Minutes:

Video - Interview with Cabinet Member for Adult Care and Financial Inclusion

7.

Interview with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Social Regeneration

    The Cabinet Member for Public Health and Social Regeneration, Councillor  Maisie Anderson, will be interviewed on her portfolio:

     

    To promote and develop sport and leisure in the borough including sport development and delivery of free swimming and gym use for all residents.  To increase the quality of and residents access to the borough’s parks and green spaces.

     

    To improve the health of the borough including the council’s responsibilities for public health.  The portfolio holder will work closely with the cabinet member for children and schools (with regard to children’s health, play and teenage pregnancy), with the cabinet member for adult care and financial inclusion (with regard to health in older people). With the Cabinet Member for Business, Culture and Social Regeneration, be responsible for improving consultation and communication with local residents about Southwark’s regeneration.  To ensure that the wider social aspects of regeneration benefit local communities.

     

     The cabinet member will have particular responsibility for:

     

    ·  the council’s public health role;

     

    ·  swimming and gym use;

     

    ·  the council’s relationship with the NHS;

     

    ·  local health services;

     

    ·  trees;

     

    ·  bio-diversity;

     

    ·  reducing teenage conception rates;

     

    ·  performance of the council’s leisure contractor;

     

    ·  leisure investment;

     

    ·  working with grassroots sport and leisure communities;

     

    ·  promoting sport and increasing physical activity;

     

    ·  play and leisure activities for young people;

     

    ·  healthier high streets with the cabinet member for regeneration and new homes;

     

    ·  air quality;

     

    ·  parks

     

    ·  Social regeneration with the Cabinet Member for Business, Culture and Social Regeneration

     

    ·  Regeneration consultations and resident communication with the Cabinet Member for Business, Culture and Social Regeneration.

    Minutes:

Video - Interview with Cabinet Member for Public Health & Social Regeneration

8.

Ann Moss way change proposal

Video - Ann Moss Way Change Proposal

9.

Work-plan