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Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership Oversight Group
25 Sep 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00
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Committee Members
Councillor Derek Bibby: Councillor Jacqueline Cameron: Councillor Cathy McEwan: Councillor Marie McGurk: Councillor Jim Paterson: Councillor John Shaw:
Councillor Nicolson
Councillor Nicolson.
Councillors J Cameron, McEwan, McGurk, Paterson and Shaw.
In Attendance
L McIntyre, Head of Policy & Commissioning; A Armstrong-Walter, Strategic Partnerships & Inequalities Manager; S Graham, Partnerships Manager; and C MacDonald, Senior Committee Services Officer (all Renfrewshire Council); and D Leese, Chief Officer, Renfrewshire Health & Social Care Partnership.
Standard Items
Members of the Press and Public
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Further Information

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Items Of Business
Apologies from members.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
There were no declarations of interest intimated prior to the commencement of the meeting.
Minute of previous meeting held on 27 March 2018.
There was submitted the Minute of the meeting of the Improving Life Chances Group held on 7 September 2018.

It was noted that Councillor Paterson had submitted his apologies for the meeting rather than Councillor Nicolson.

DECIDED:    That the amendment and Minute be approved.
Verbal update by Head of Policy & Commissioning.
The Head of Policy & Commissioning advised the Group that Partners had agreed to support a targeted programme of work which would consider the impact of drug and alcohol misuse in Renfrewshire. It was also agreed that the Head of Policy and Commissioning from Renfrewshire Council would lead this work and would develop a more detailed proposal setting out some of the key milestones and support requirements from partner organisations. She advised that it was envisaged that the first meeting of the Commission would take place prior to the end of this calendar year. 

DECIDED:   That the update be noted.
Report by Chief Executive.
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership Annual Report for the year 2017/18.

Under the four themes of Thriving, Well, Fair and Safe the Annual Report set out the progress and achievements during 2017/18 and provided a summary of key messages regarding the successes and challenges of Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership.  The report also looked forward and outlined the work that was in development beyond 2017/18.


(a)   That the information contained within the Annual Report 2017/18 be noted; and

(b)   That the Annual Report 2017/18 for publication by the Scottish Government’s deadline of 30 September 2018 be agreed.
Report by Chief Executive.
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to the Scottish Government/COSLA Local Governance Review.

The report intimated that the Scottish Government wrote to public sector leaders on 22 June 2018 regarding engagement on its review of local governance arrangements.  At the meeting of the Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership Executive Group held on 22 August 2018 the Executive Group agreed to respond to the Scottish Government and Members were asked to bring back initial comments for discussion at the next meeting of the Group.  The Executive Group held on 10 September 2018 discussed the issues raised by the Scottish Government and a draft response was attached as an appendix to the report.


(a)   That the initial comments proposed by Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership Executive Group be submitted to the Scottish Government, subject to any changes agreed by the Oversight Group; and

(b)   That it be agreed that a final written submission of comments be submitted to the Scottish Government by the deadline of 14 December 2018.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Absence
Councillor Derek Bibby 

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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