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Scrutiny Overview - Issues to Raise from the Scrutiny Committees

The Chairs of the Scrutiny Committees to report



Councillor Cate McDonald reported that the Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee had considered health inequalities, which had included looking at the Health Impact Assessment, commissioned by the Health and Wellbeing Board.




Councillor Ben Curran stated that the Safer and Stronger Communities Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee (a) had considered the South Yorkshire Fire Service Integrated Risk Plan and housing repairs at its last two meetings, respectively and (b) would be looking at homelessness, specifically in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Community Safety Partnership, at its meetings in February and March 2021, respectively.



Councillor Mick Rooney reported that (a) the Children, Young People and Family Support Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee had (i) considered the Annual Reports of the Sheffield Children Safeguarding Partnership and the Sheffield Sexual Exploitation Service 2019/20 at its last meeting, and (ii) met with the Sheffield Youth Cabinet, and arranged an invite for them to attend the Digital Inclusion Seminar, and (b) two members of the Sheffield Youth Cabinet would write a joint report with Council officers regarding the current situation in terms of schooling.




Councillor Denise Fox reported that the Economic and Environmental Wellbeing Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee had received an update on the progress of the Local Plan at its last meeting.




The Committee noted the information now reported.