Agenda

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Contact: Nikolay Manov, Governance Officer  020 8937 1348; Email: nikolay.manov@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

2.

Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda.

3.

Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 69.

4.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.

5.

Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.

6.

Progress update on Brent's Digital Strategy (presentation delivered on the day)

Members will hear a presentation on Brent’s Digital Strategy which sets out how Brent Council will ensure everyone thrives in the digital future and use technology to improve the lives and life chances of all residents.

 

7.

European Union Referendum Implications for Brent pdf icon PDF 108 KB

The report provides an overview of the implications of the UK’s departure from the European Union. While much depends on the two-year negotiation process currently underway and the economic health of the UK (including what this will mean for EU nationals living and working in Brent, and the impact on local business), the report notes likely practical consequences to legislation which affects the council, as well as EU-funded projects.

8.

Progress report on the Council's work with Eastern European communities pdf icon PDF 376 KB

In September 2016 Brent Council established a Task and Finish working group to look at the socio-economic barriers and challenges experienced by Eastern European communities living in Brent. The report provides a progress update and outlines the next steps on the Council’s outreach work with local Eastern European communities.

 

9.

Progress update on actions taken to address employees' feedback from Your Voice survey (presentation delivered on the day)

Members will hear a presentation providing information on actions taken as a result of feedback to address feedback from the Your Voice Survey carried out online between 21 March - 29 April 2016.

 

10.

Update on Management Development 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 121 KB

The report provides an overview of management development during 2016 and 2017. The two key programmes implemented during this period are the “Aspire” programme and the “Inspire” Middle Management Development Programme.

11.

Progress update on Brent's 2017/18 Equality and Diversity action plan pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The item provides the Committee with a progress update on the 2017/18 Equality and Diversity Action Plan.

12.

Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.