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Venue: Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland PR25 1DH

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Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillor Karen Walton and Councillor Damian Bretherton attended as a substitute.


Councillor Walton dialled into the meeting via Microsoft TEAMS and observed the proceedings.


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


There were none.


Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Minutes of the last meeting held on 21 June 2021 attached for approval.


RESOLVED (unanimously):-


That the minutes of the meeting held on 21 June 2021 be approved and signed as a correct record.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local

Government Act 1972.


By virtue of paragraph 1: Information relating to an individual.


RESOLVED (unanimously):-


That the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.


ICT Service Review

Report of the Director of Customer and Digital enclosed.

Additional documents:


Asim Khan, Director of Customer and Digital, presented a confidential report outlining the findings of the second stage of the ICT service review for Chorley and South Ribble Councils, setting out recommendations for a whole service restructure and service development plan.


RESOLVED (Unanimously):-


i)             That the Shared Services Joint Committee endorse the following for consultation with staff and Unison prior to proposals being presented to Executive Member for Decision:


a)    the proposed shared ICT service restructure including split in staffing costs.

b)    the development of the shared service as set out in the service development plan.


ii)            That the report to the Executive Member for decision include additional information making clear the impact on staffing costs.