Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 12th December, 2012 9.30 am

Venue: Darent Room, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Anna Taylor  01622 694764


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Amalgamation of Walmer Science College and Castle Community College - 12/01977 pdf icon PDF 21 KB

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Introduction/Webcast Announcement

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(1)         The Chairman welcomed Members to the meeting, there had been a technical fault with the webcasting equipment and unfortunately it would not be possible to webcast or record the Scrutiny Committee meeting.


Minutes of the meeting held on 24 October 2012 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 24 October 2012 were correctly recorded and that they be signed by the Chairman. 


Select Committee - Apprenticeships pdf icon PDF 48 KB

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(1)               The Scrutiny Committee received a report proposing the establishment of a Select Committee to look at the Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme. 


(2)               Mr Wickenden introduced the report and explained that since the introduction of the new Governance Arrangements in April 2012 the Scrutiny Committee had a remit for establishing Select Committees.


RESOLVED that the Scrutiny Committee:


(3)               Thank Mr Wickenden for presenting the report, and


(4)               Approve the establishment of a Select Committee, with the Membership set out in sub paragraph 2 (2) of the report to examine and make recommendations on the County Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme as set out in the draft terms of reference attached to the report. 


Exclusion of the Press and Public

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That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.


Fastrack Phase 1 Major Scheme - Compulsory Purchase Order Claim by Darent Valley Hospital Trust, Dartford


Public Summary of the Exempt Minute: 


The Committee received a report on the Fastrack Phase 1 Major Scheme - Compulsory Purchase Order Claim by Darent Valley Hospital Trust. 


The Committee discussed this issue and made some specific recommendations to the Cabinet Member.