Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 27th July, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

Contact: Natalie Jones-Punch on 033 022 25098  Email:  natalie.jones-punch@westsussex.gov.uk

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1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Cabinet Members are asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 8 June 2021 (cream paper).

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Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

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4.

Early Help Service Redesign (CAB02_21/22) pdf icon PDF 195 KB

Report by the Executive Director of Children, Young People and Learning.

 

The Cabinet will be asked to agree recommendations to implement a revised Early Help service offer.

 

The Cabinet Member for Children and Young People will introduce the report.

 

The Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Services Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of the Committee on the report.

 

Each of the main minority group leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on the report.

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the report and proposals prior to taking any decision.

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.      Approve the revised Early Help Service offer for implementation in December 2021.

 

2.      Agree plans for a staff consultation from early September 2021 to begin the process of implementing the new offer.

 

3.      Agree plans for Early Help to continue to operate out of 12 centres and declare the other centres surplus to the Early help services operational requirements.

 

The call-in deadline is 5 August 2021.

 

5.

Health and Social Care Integration (CAB03_21/22) pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Report by the Executive Director of Adults and Health.

 

Cabinet is asked to agree the recommendations in the report which set out how the county council will work with partners to commission and deliver integrated care in line with new legislation, as well as appointments to NHS Hospital Trusts.  

 

The Cabinet Member for Adults Services will introduce the report.

 

The Chairman of the Health and Adults Social Care Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of the Committee on the report.

 

Each of the main minority group leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on the report.

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the report and proposals prior to taking any decision.

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to approve:

 

1.   The approach set out in the report to maintain the County Council’s lead role and commitment to integrated care and improving population health working where appropriate across Sussex and to develop further plans with the local NHS to maintain this approach.

2.   That the Director of Public Health shall sit on the shadow NHS Sussex Integrated Care System Board to represent the County Council’s full range of interests.

 

3.   That the Executive Director Adults and Health (DASS) continues to sit on the Sussex Health and Care Partnership Executive to represent the County Council’s full range of interests.
 

4.   To add the shadow Sussex Integrated Care System Partnership Forum to the County Council’s Outside Body list and appoint Cllr Bob Lanzer, as Chairman of the West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board, Cllr Amanda Jupp, as Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Cllr Garry Wall, as the Chairman of the Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee to represent the County Council on the Sussex Integrated Care System Partnership Forum, until the end of the term of the County Council in May 2025.

 

5.   To confirm the appointments to the NHS Hospital Trusts as listed in 2.11 of the report, until the end of the term of the County Council in May 2025.

 

The call-in deadline is 5 August 2021

 

6.

Quarterly Performance Monitor (a) and Quarterly Capital Programme (b)

The Cabinet Member for Finance and Property will introduce the reports.

 

The Chairman of the Performance & Finance Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of the Committee on the QPM Outturn report.

 

Each of the main minority group leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on the QPM Outturn report.

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the reports and the proposals prior to taking any decision.

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6a

Quarterly Performance Monitor - Outturn 2020/21 (CAB04_21/22) pdf icon PDF 123 KB

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   Note the information contained in the Quarterly Performance Monitor, in particular the outturn financial position

2.   Agree the allocation of the contingency budget and underspend set out below:

 

It is proposed that the total corporate underspend of £8.923m, which is made up of £3.144m from portfolio underspending, £5.676m of unused Contingency budget and £0.103m of other non-portfolio underspending, is transferred to the following reserves:

·       £4.700m Adults and Health Pressures and Recovery Reserve – to fund anticipated pandemic rebound pressures in 2021/22.

·       £1.200m Ash Dieback Reserve – to accelerate critical tree felling works in 2021/22.

·       £3.023m Service Transformation Reserve – in-year homeworking/ change in service delivery savings to be used to fund future innovative projects.

The call-in deadline is 5 August 2021.

6b

Quarter 4 Capital Programme 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 299 KB

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Appointments to Outside Bodies (CAB05_21/22) pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report by the Director of Law and Assurance.

 

The Cabinet is asked to agree the recommendations as set out in the attached decision report on appointments to outside bodies.

 

The Cabinet will discuss the report and proposals prior to taking any decision.

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   Appoint Cllr Sarah Payne to fill the vacancy on the Chichester Harbour Conservancy for the remainder of the Council term (May 2025)

 

2.   Appoint Cllr Gary Markwell to replace Cllr Alison Cooper on the Littlehampton Harbour Board for the remainder of the Council term (May 2025).

 

3.   Appoint Cllr John Charles to replace Cllr Gary Markwell on the Littlehampton Harbour Board Advisory Body for the remainder of the Council term (May 2025).

 

4.   Appoint Cllr Deborah Urquhart to the Shoreham Harbour Joint Leaders Board for the remainder of the Council term (May 2025).

 

5.   Appoint Cllr Nigel Jupp to the Duke of Edinburgh Award for the remainder of the Council term (May 2025).

 

6.   Appoint Mrs Angela Smith as the Vice-Chairman on the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education.

 

The call-in deadline is 5 August 2021.

8.

Emerging Issues

Cabinet Members are invited to provide any verbal updates on current significant issues for their respective portfolios which may benefit from discussion.

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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 14 September 2021.

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