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Disclosure of Personal and Pecuniary Interests
In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.
NOTE: Members are reminded that, where applicable, they must complete the appropriate form recording details of any such interests and hand it to the Democratic Support Officer.
Councillor Shields declared a personal interest in that he was a Council appointed representative of Solent NHS Trust and remained in the meeting and took part in the consideration and determinations of items on the agenda.
Councillor Lewzey declared a personal interest in that he was a Council appointed representative of Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and remained in the meeting and took part in the consideration and determinations of items on the agenda.
To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held 27th January 2016 and to deal with any matters arising, attached.
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the Board meeting held on 27th January, 2016 be approved and signed as a correct record.
Exclusion of the Press and Public - Confidential Papers included in the following Item
To move that in
accordance with the Council’s Constitution, specifically the
Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the
Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in
respect of any consideration of the confidential
appendix 3to the
RESOLVED that in accordance with the Council’s Constitution, specifically the Access to Information Procedure Rules contained within the Constitution, the press and public be excluded from the meeting in respect of minute 39 below based on category 3 paragraph 10.4 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules. The appendix includes information relating to financial or business affairs which, if disclosed prior to the entering into a legal contract, could put the Council at a commercial disadvantage.
Report of the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care detailing the Headstart Strategy, attached.
The Board considered the report of the Cabinet Member for Education and Children’s Social Care, providing assessment of the performance and effectiveness of local safeguarding services as detailed in the Annual report of the Independent Chair of the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB).
The Board acknowledged and noted the updated information as follows:
· The Strategy had become a recognised City wide 5 year vision;
· Four schools had fully engaged with the process;
· All Secondary Heads were considering how the Strategy would work for their own schools;
· A total of 3 Headstart teams were engaged with all secondary schools, Compass and Polygon schools as well as transition pupils from year 6 to 7, local communities and families;
· Big Lottery funding decision expected in June;
· Children and young people had involved themselves in the process;
· Following a successful Red Funnel Event last year a second event was being planned for 2016;
· The Board’s role was to receive the learning experience and challenge the conclusions;
· The Board expect the Strategy to evolve as schools become involved, the strongest impact likely to come from schools;
· Discussions take place intergenerational, within the community, in social networks and interactions with friends, family and online.
· Headstart looking at attendance, tracking pupils over year groups city wide using a variety of tools and data available both locally and nationally; and
· Strength would come from an integrated approach in Southampton.
(i) To endorse the HeadStart Strategy;
(ii) Subject to approval by Council, to accept the funding in advance, and subject to approval by Cabinet to delegate authority to the Director of Quality and Integration following consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member to decide on the final model of commissioned services and all decision making in relation to this programme, to carry out a procurement process for the provision of HeadStart Phase 3 as set out in this report and to enter into contracts in accordance with Contract Procedure Rules.
Report of the Interim Director of Public Health detailing Public Health Annual Reports from 2014 and 2015, attached.
The Board considered the report of the Interim Director of Public Health detailing Public Health Annual Reports from 2014 and 2015.
The Board acknowledged and noted the following:
· the theme of the 2014 report covered fitness in young people, building mental resilience in young people, Southampton child health profile, air quality, dementia in long term illness, high blood pressure and tackling health inequalities;
· recommendations were in general on target and those showing as amber were progressing;
· concerns highlighted for wider improvement were child injuries associated with social class, the lack of uptake of cancer screening in Southampton, mortality data produced 18 months in arrears and with an ageing population attention was required to add life to years.
(i) To note progress in delivering the recommendations from the Public Health Annual Report 2014 and to advise on areas where more actions needs to be taken;
(ii) To defer consideration of the recommendations in the Public Health Annual Report 2015 to the next meeting of the Board.