Agenda and decisions

Venue: Remote Attendance Meeting

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Attendance and Apologies

To receive any apologies.


Membership: Councillors: David Healey (Chairman), Janet Axworthy, Sian Braun, Carol Ellis, Gladys Healey, Joe Johnson, Dave Mackie, Ian Smith, Martin White and David Williams

Co-opted members: Lynn Bartlett and David Hytch


Substitutions: Councillors Sean Bibby (for Paul Cunningham) and Kevin Hughes (for Tudor Jones)


Also Present: Councillor Patrick Heesom attended as an observer


Apology: Wendy White


In Attendance: Councillor Ian Roberts (Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Education), Chief Executive, Chief Officer (Education & Youth), Senior Manager (Business Change and Support), Senior Manager (Inclusion and Progression), Senior Manager (School Improvement Systems), Overview & Scrutiny Facilitator and Democratic Services Support Officer 


Appointment of Chair

At the Annual Meeting, Council determined that the Labour Group will chair this Committee.  The Committee is advised that Councillor David Healey is the Chair of the Committee for the municipal year.



That the appointment of Councillor David Healey as Chairman of the Committee be noted.


Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair for the Committee.


That Mr. David Hytch be appointed Vice-Chair of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest (Including Whipping Declarations)

To receive any Declarations and advise Members accordingly.


There were no Declarations of Interests.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2020.


That subject to the amendment, the minutes be approved as a correct record.


Emergency Situation Briefing (Verbal)

To update on the latest position and the risks and implications for Flintshire and service and business continuity.


That the verbal update be noted.


Terms of Reference of the Committee pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:


That the terms of reference, as agreed by Council and appended to the report, be noted.


Recovery Strategy pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Additional documents:


(a) That the Committee commends the portfolio team in dealing with the emergency response and its work towards future priorities which include young people who were homeless and child poverty;


(b) That the full set of immediate strategic priorities for recovery of the portfolio, as set out in the report be agreed, together with the risk analysis and mitigation actions both live and planned; and


(b) That a forward work programme for the Committee be rebuilt for the remainder of the 2020/21 Council year with recovery planning at its core.

Recovery Strategy - Presentation slides pdf icon PDF 219 KB