Assembly Steering Group Meeting
Monday 11 August 9.30am at CNet
Present: Caroline Schwaller (Chair), Ranjit Arora (Equalities Forum), Matthew Band (Young
Lives), Peter Bloom (Safer Forum), John Hill (Stronger P’shp Rep), Judy Peltier (CNet), Javed
Khan (CNet), Tony Dylak (RAP Forum), Janet Ford (CNet)
17th May 2011, 10 to 12 noon @ CNet
Apologies: Anthony Clipsom (ISOG), David Wilford (RAP Forum), Paul Anderson (HWB
Forum), Emma Hill (BEF)
Item Action Who
1. Introductions CS
2. Minutes of the Last Meeting Approved All who
3. Matters arising not on the agenda
CS will arrange meet with Matt Nelligen/John Schuter re- Arrange meeting CS
Press Release – move to marketing discussion
RMG- it was agreed to review membership in October membership of
4. Relationship Sub-Group (RMG)
Feedback from 4th July meeting
CS – at the last RMG they raised the issue of dates of
meetings being changed with little prior notice. CS reported
that this hadn’t happened since.
CS to meet with CS
Cross party engagement – Imran’s response is that as Simon Cooke
portfolio holder, it his responsibility to inform others.
However, he has no objection to ASG meeting with them. Rep pre-meeting at RMG reps
Simon Cooke (opposition port folio holder) has asked to meet 9 pm on 13th
Report to RMG
Actions- report by ASG to RMG (13th Sept) Clarify involvement CS
Next RMG meeting 13th September – reps to meet CS
beforehand to clarify actions points.
Re-Strategic Commissioning Group, AC is the rep. RMG
Appointment of a second rep was discussed. CS reported
that the council has now decided that ASG won’t be involved
in these discussions. As this was part of the RMG work
programme, it was agreed to challenge tis decision.
ASG notes 14/09/2012
5. Rep Feedback and Forum News
Note to RMG from ASG
Improving Future Bid - establish protocol for future re-process
Equalities Forum (JP/RA)
Re-Older People’s representation on ASG. Consider at the Include in CS/all
same time as review of RMG membership/ASG membership. membership review
Training – Judy has met with BISON rep Rebecca from
Equity. BISON are developing an equalities training package
– Judy and Ranjit are invited to advise on content.
Forum aim to carry out profiling of members re-specialist
Safer Forum (PB)
Peter fed back from the Community Safety Board Meeting.
The board is very streamlined – he has one of the 7 votes.
Peter is the interim rep on the Equalities Forum.
Young Lives (MB) Localism Bill MB
Young Lives progressing the consortia approach, example of presentation
good practice for others.
Matt will prepare a presentation on Localism for the next
meeting (6th Sept)
Tony updated members on the RAP Economic Summit to be Pursue DP issue CS/TD
held on November 18th. There is an issue around obtaining
the database of invites to previous summits; the database is
withheld due to data protection.
6. ASG Workplan 2011/12
It was agreed that the workplan should include long term Prepare draft CS/JF
7. Localism – Buddies required for Assistant Directors
It was agreed to seek more information about the role and Obtain information CS
responsibilities of the Buddies.
21 Sept @ Midland Hotel – Community Impact
Assessment event organised by BACC, JUST
WY and ANTP – looking at the impact of cuts.
9. Next meeting
Tuesday 6th September 2011 10am – 12pm at CNet -
Centre for Enterprise, 114 - 116 Manningham Lane, Bradford BD8
ASG notes 14/09/2012