Greenwich Council


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Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members of the Committee.


Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items of urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Members are requested to confirm as an accurate records the Minutes of meetings held on 25 April 2017, and 27 June 2017.


No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.

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Leader's Report: Performance Update - Council's High-Level Objectives pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Members to note the progress on delivering the Council’s high-level (2014-18) objectives.

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Agency & Interim Usage - Update Q1 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Members to note update on agency, interim and contractor usage, in respect of progress against objectives of the MTFS Workforce Strategy stream relating to the reduction of agency worker usage.

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Workforce Strategy pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Members to note update on the shape of the Council a year on, and the savings achieved.


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Nil Recourse to Public Funds:
Update on recommendations:- including implementation of protocol between the Nil Recourse Team and Housing Options and Support Service
pdf icon PDF 460 KB

Members to note that the protocol between the Nil Recourse Team (NRPF) and Housing developed over the past months, has had substantial input from both Departments.  Members to support effective working across the Council, with partners and clients.  Members to note that as at month 3 of the 17/18 financial year, the budget trajectory for the NRPF team showed reducing expenditure, a trend which is anticipated to continue until the end of the year.


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Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JHOSC) of Our Healthier South East London (OHSEL)-Orthopaedic Centres pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Members to note the work undertaken by the Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Panel (HCASC) in relations to the OHSEL elective orthopaedic programme.  Members to note that following the intervention of the JHOSC OHSEL will develop an Orthopaedic Clinical Network based on three existing sites rather than the proposed two.



Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Members to note the upcoming executive decisions set out in the Forward Plan for the period September - December 2017 - to be circulated as Appendix 1 [To Follow], and to determine any items for scrutiny.

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Commissioning Future Reports pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Members to note the work items that are scheduled to be presented to the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 23rd November 2017.  Members to consider the scope of forthcoming reports and specify any detailed requirements.