Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee


22 January 2020




Council Chamber, Hove Town Hall



Deane (Chair), Barnett, Druitt, Evans, Grimshaw, Hills, McNair, O'Quinn and Powell

Co-opted Members:

Caroline Ridley (Community Sector Representative), Fran McCabe (Healthwatch), Colin Vincent (Older People’s Council), Brighton & Hove Youth Council


Giles Rossington

Senior Policy, Partnerships & Scrutiny Officer

01273 295514




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·         You should proceed calmly; do not run and do not use the lifts;

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Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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22       Apologies and Declarations of Interest



(a)      Declaration of Substitutes: Where Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute Member from the same Political Group may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.


(b)      Declarations of Interest:


(a)      Disclosable pecuniary interests;

(b)      Any other interests required to be registered under the local code;

(c)      Any other general interest as a result of which a decision on the matter might reasonably be regarded as affecting you or a partner more than a majority of other people or businesses in the ward/s affected by the decision.


In each case, you need to declare:

(i)        the item on the agenda the interest relates to;

(ii)      the nature of the interest; and

(iii)     whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest or some other interest.


If unsure, Members should seek advice from the committee lawyer or administrator preferably before the meeting.


(c)       Exclusion of Press and Public: To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


NOTE:    Any item appearing in Part Two of the Agenda states in its heading the category under which the information disclosed in the report is exempt from disclosure and therefore not available to the public.


A list and description of the exempt categories is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls and on-line in the Constitution at part 7.1.





23       Minutes

7 - 16


To consider the minutes of the last meeting held on the 16th October 2019 (copy attached)





24       Chairs Communications





25       Public Involvement



To consider the following matters raised by members of the public:


(a)          Petitions: to receive any petitions presented by members of the public to the full council or at the meeting itself;

(b)          Written Questions: to receive any questions submitted by the due date of 12 noon on the 17th January 2020

(c)          Deputations: to receive any deputations submitted by the due date of 12 noon on the 17th January 2020.





26       Member Involvement



To consider the following matters raised by councillors:


(a)          Petitions: to receive any petitions submitted to the full Council or at the meeting itself;

(b)          Written Questions: to consider any written questions;

(c)          Letters: to consider any letters;

(d)          Notices of Motion: to consider any Notices of Motion referred from Council or submitted directly to the Committee.





27       Healthwatch Brighton & Hove Annual Report 2018-19

17 - 56


Report of the Executive Lead, Strategy, Governance & law (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Giles Rossington

Tel: 01273 295514



Ward Affected:

All Wards






28       The Sussex Health & Care Plan - local response to the NHS Long Term Plan

57 - 72


Report of the Executive Lead, Strategy Governance & Law (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Giles Rossington

Tel: 01273 295514



Ward Affected:

All Wards






29       OSC Draft Work Plan/Scrutiny Update

73 - 76


The draft HOSC work programme: for information






The City Council actively welcomes members of the public and the press to attend its meetings and holds as many of its meetings as possible in public.  Provision is also made on the agendas for public questions and deputations to committees and details of how questions and deputations can be raised can be found on the website and/or on agendas for the meetings.


The closing date for receipt of public questions and deputations for the next meeting is 12 noon on the fifth working day before the meeting.


Electronic agendas can also be accessed through our meetings app available through www.moderngov


Agendas and minutes are published on the council’s website www.brighton-hove.gov.uk.  Agendas are available to view five working days prior to the meeting date.


Meeting papers can be provided, on request, in large print, in Braille, on audio tape or on disc, or translated into any other language as requested.



This meeting may be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s website.  At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.  You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1988.  Data collected during this web cast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy (Guidance for Employees’ on the BHCC website).


For further details and general enquiries about this meeting contact Giles Rossington, (01273 295514, email giles.rossington@brighton-hove.gov.uk) or email democratic.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk



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Please inform staff on Reception of this affects you so that you can be directed to the Council Chamber where you can watch the meeting or if you need to take part in the proceedings e.g. because you have submitted a public question.



Date of Publication - Tuesday, 14 January 2020










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