Agenda and minutes

(Special), Community Overview & Scrutiny Panel - Tuesday, 5th June, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: The Council Chamber, Moorlands House, Stockwell Street, Leek. View directions

Contact: Sally Hampton - Member & Community Support Officer  Tel: 01538 395429 Email:

No. Item


Notification of Substitute Members, if any.


There were none.


Declaration of Interests:

·         Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

·         Other Interests



There were no declarations of interests made.


Urgent Items of Business.


There were none.


Call-in of Cabinet Decision - Homelessness Strategy. pdf icon PDF 80 KB

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The Panel received a report introduced by Councillor Bowen, Portfolio Holder for Communities, Leisure, Sport, Parks, Countryside & Housing, to consider the call-in request of the Cabinet Decision in relation to the Homelessness Strategy.


Cabinets decision was:-


“That the Alliance wide Homelessness Strategy and Action Plan be approved.”


The Call-in of this decision had been signed by Councillors: C Atkins, W Cawley, M Gledhill, L Malyon, D Price and C Wood.


The reasons for the call-in were:-


           Clarity of aims and desired outcomes.

           Taking due regard of all relevant considerations and disregarding irrelevant considerations.


Unfortunately, those members which had signed the Call-in were not present at the meeting. Councillor Cawley was unable to attend the meeting due to travel difficulties and had registered his apologies.


It was proposed that the Cabinet Decision in relation to the Homelessness Strategy not be referred back to Cabinet for reconsideration and a vote was taken.



            The voting was as follows:-


            Those voting FOR: (7 members of the Panel)


            ABSTENTIONS: (2 members of the Panel)



DECIDED:    That the decision NOT be referred back to Cabinet for reconsideration.