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Scrutiny Committee - 2 December 2015

A meeting of the Scrutiny Committee will be held in the Gannochy Suite, Dewars Centre, Glover Street, Perth on Wednesday 2 December 2015 at 2.00pm.

If you have any queries please contact Scott Hendry on (01738) 475126 or Gillian Taylor on (01738) 475135.

Those attending the meeting are requested to ensure that all mobile phones and other communication devices are switched off.

Members 

Councillors A Stewart (Convener), B Vaughan (Vice-Convener), R Brock, D Cuthbert, D Doogan, A Munro and A Younger.

Agenda

1.         Welcome and Apologies/Substitutes

2.         Declarations of Interest

3.         Minute of meeting of Scrutiny Committee of 23 September 2015 for approval and signature (copy herewith) (Pages 1-6)

4.         Matters Arising

5.         Horsecross Arts Ltd - Presentation by G Gibbons and J Elles, Horsecross Arts Ltd

6.         Joint Business Management and Improvements Plans and Annual Performance Reports - Six Month Performance Summary

(i)            icon Chief Executive's Service Six Month Performance Summary 2015 [158Kb] - Report by Depute Chief Executive (Corporate and Community Development Services) and Chief Operating Officer (copy herewith 15/548) (Pages 7-22)

Note: The above report will also be submitted to the meeting of the Strategic Policy and Resources Committee on 2 December 2015.

(ii)          icon Education and Children's Services Six Month Performance Summary 2015 [219Kb] - Joint Report by Senior Depute Chief Executive (Equality, Community Planning and Public Service Reform) and Director (Social Work) (copy herewith 15/505) (Pages 23-40)

Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee on 4 November 2015.

(iii)         icon Housing and Community Care Six Month Performance Summary 2015 [278Kb] - Report by Depute Chief Executive (Corporate and Community Development Services) (copy herewith 15/447) (Pages 41-68)

Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Community Safety Committee on 28 October 2015 and the Housing and Health Committee on 4 November 2015.

(iv)         icon The Environment Service Six Month Performance Summary 2015 [168Kb] - Report by Director (Environment) (copy herewith 15/446) (Pages 69-86)

Note:  This report was also submitted to the meeting of the Community Safety Committee on 28 October 2015 and the meetings of the Environment and Enterprise and Infrastructure Committees on 11 November 2015.

7.         icon Report on Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland Inspections (SCSWIS) [750Kb]- Report by Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 15/518) (Pages 87-112)      

Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Housing and Health Committee on 4 November 2015.                  

8.         icon Housing and Community Care Complaints and Customer Feedback [191Kb]- Report by Director (Housing and Community Care) (copy herewith 15/521) (Pages 113-126)

            Note: The above report was submitted to the meeting of the Housing and Health Committee on 4 November 2015.

9.         icon Attainment in Perth and Kinross Schools 2015 [428Kb] - Report by Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/506) (Pages 127-148)

            Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Lifelong Learning Committee on 4 November 2015

10.      icon Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee (CPC) Standards and Quality Report 2014-2015 [2Mb] - Joint Report by Chief Executive and Senior Depute Chief Executive (Equality, Community Planning and Public Service Reform) (copy herewith 15/421) (Pages 149-242)

            Note: The above report was also submitted to the meeting of the Council on 7 October 2015.

11.      icon School Complaints - Academic Year 2014-2015 [182Kb] - Report by Director (Education and Children's Services) (copy herewith 15/549) (Pages 243-254)

12.      icon Sixth Scrutiny Review: Planning Enforcement [120Kb] - Report by Head of Strategic Commissioning and Organisational Development (copy herewith 15/550) (Pages 255-260)

IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT THE PUBLIC AND PRESS SHOULD BE EXCLUDED DURING CONSIDERATION OF THE FOLLOWING ITEM(S) IN ORDER TO AVOID THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION WHICH IS EXEMPT IN TERMS OF SCHEDULE 7A TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT, 1973  

P1.      Minute of Meeting of Social Work Complaints Review Committee of 2 September 2015 (copy issued under separate cover)