The Minutes of the previous meeting held on 7March 2019 were approved as an accurate record.
Members received an update on the following:-
· In relation to Minute No 2, it was noted that Members’carers’ allowance was subject to tax, as such it was agreed that officers contact the IRPW requesting that it petitions the HMRC to amend this;
· In relation to Minute No 4, a survey would be issued to Members to identify social media training needs and thereafter training be provided as appropriate. Member training on committee procedure had been prepared and would be rolled out following the Chairs and Vice Chairs Forum next week;
· In relation to Minute No 11, Members were advised that the new Committee cycle had taken on board the view of Committee around school holidays. In addition the issue around Planning Site Visits and the cancellation of Seminars had been addressed. The request around scrutiny briefings would be addressed going forward.