Agenda and draft minutes

Leisure and Health Committee - Wednesday, 10 June 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Teams Meeting

Contact: Email: committees@broxtowe.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Minutes:

Councillors D Bagshaw and I L Tyler declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 5 as Board members of Liberty Leisure Ltd, minute number 3 refers.

2.

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The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2020 were confirmed as a correct record, subject to the amendment that the issue of the allocation of funding for The Studio had been deferred pending further information.

 

3.

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT - REVIEW OF BUSINESS PLAN PROGRESS - HEALTH pdf icon PDF 358 KB

To report progress against outcome targets identified in the Community Safety and Health Business Plan, linked to the 2016-20 Corporate Plan priorities and objectives, and to provide an update as to the latest key performance indicators therein.

 

Minutes:

Members were informed thathe Dementia Action Plan had not yet been approved as stated in the report. The Child Poverty Action Plan was under review. It would return to this Committee as a result. All sections would be reviewed due to the effects of Covid-19. Well Being at Work Accreditation had not yet been achieved as the administrator, Nottinghamshire County Council, was redeveloping the scheme.

 

 

4.

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT - REVIEW OF BUSINESS PLAN PROGRESS - LIBERTY LEISURE LIMITED pdf icon PDF 397 KB

To report progress against outcome targets identified in the Liberty Leisure Limited Business Plan 2019/20.

 

Minutes:

It was confirmed that an Extraordinary Policy and Performance Committee meeting would be held to discuss the options available for leisure facilities in Kimberley following the notice to terminate the joint use agreements at Kimberley School from the Chief Executive of the East Midlands Trust, on 23 April 2020.

 

The following amendment was proposed by Councillor R I Jackson and seconded by Councillor M J Crow:

 

“An urgent meeting be requested prior to the Extraordinary Policy and Performance Committee meeting to establish the stance from the East Midlands Trust.”

 

The amendment, on being put to the meeting, was lost.

 

Members were updated on the measures taken to prepare leisure centres for re-opening due to the Covid-19 lockdown.  Splash screens would be installed in receptions, sanitiser stations and PPE would be provided. Training would be arranged for all leisure centre staff. A new business plan would be needed due to the effects of the pandemic. A new accessible website was planned.

 

 

5.

TOBACCO CONTROL ACTION PLAN pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To advise Committee of, and to seek approval for, the latest Tobacco Control Action Plan.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee noted the actions the Authority had undertaken through its work with the Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) to support residents to live well. Smoking was still a major health risk within the borough and raising awareness of this was a priority. Prior to the Covid-19 lockdown, Stop Smoking clinics had been held at the Council office and had been a success. A mobile Stop Smoking bus had also been effective in Stapleford. Smoking in pregnancy was a concern.

 

Possible signage was proposed as was making areas such as parks smoke free. It was confirmed that all policies would be looked at including the issue of vaping. The issue of cannabis use would be raised at the next Health and Wellbeing Board meeting.

 

RESOLVED that the Tobacco Control Action Plan 2020-22 be approved.

6.

COVID 19: COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPACT AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE pdf icon PDF 243 KB

The report informs Councillors of the steps the council has taken to respond to the community health and wellbeing aspects of the covid 19 pandemic and proposes some actions to support the community in recovering from the health and wellbeing impacts of the virus.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee was updated on the steps the Council had taken in response to the community health and wellbeing aspects of Covid-19. The Office for National Statistics figures showed that the virus had affected every ward of the borough. Physical and mental health had been affected with many residents housebound for weeks and reliant on support. The community had rallied round those in need with almost £20,000 being raised through the community appeal. Community Centres had played a crucial role but the voluntary sector was not universal in all areas of the borough. The voluntary sector would be mapped to identify gaps and weaknesses.

 

            RESOLVED that the recommendations in appendix 5 of the report be approved.

 

7.

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To consider items for inclusion in the Work Programme for future meetings.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Work Programme and agreed the inclusion of items regarding the Leisure Strategy Report and the Covid-19 response.

 

RESOLVED that the Work Programme, as amended, be approved.