Decision details

Key Dec 12/13-2 Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board Terms of Reference

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Consideration was given to the revised Terms of Reference for the Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board, taking into account previous concerns raised in respect of member representation and the voting rights of Board members. 


The initial draft Terms of Reference had been reviewed against those of a number of other Local Authorities and revisions made following an analysis of emerging best practice.  The Leader confirmed that the opposition group would nominate the opposition member on the Board and that he would be happy to abide by their decision.  It was also confirmed that the Terms of Reference would be considered again prior to the Board assuming its statutory functions in April 2013.




  1. That Cabinet and Council support the Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board’s Terms of Reference.


  1. That Cabinet and Council support the recommendation to further review the Board’s Terms of Reference in advance of the Board assuming its statutory functions, taking account of Board priorities expressed within the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy which will be finalised in the autumn following a period of consultation.






Publication date: 27/06/2012

Date of decision: 25/06/2012

Decided at meeting: 25/06/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 05/07/2012

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