To consider the establishment of a Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System Joint Health Scrutiny Committee; and adoption of the amended Protocol for the establishment of Joint Health Scrutiny Arrangements in Cheshire and Merseyside, and to note the consequential revisions to the Constitution.
Consideration was given to the recommendations arising following the meetings of the Adults and Health Committee and Scrutiny Committee, which had met on 30 May 2022 and 14 June 2022 respectively, in relation to the Establishment of a Cheshire and Merseyside Joint Health Scrutiny Committee and Consequential Revisions to the Constitution.
RESOLVED: That Council
1. Agree to the establishment of a Cheshire and Merseyside Integrated Care System Joint Health Scrutiny Committee as set out in the Joint Committee Arrangements document at Appendix A.
2. Adopt the amended ‘Protocol for the establishment of Joint Health Scrutiny Arrangements in Cheshire & Merseyside’ as set out in Appendix B.
3. Note that Corporate Policy Committee at its meeting on 4 November 2021 delegated the appointment of members to external scrutiny functions to the Scrutiny Committee, which may invite any member with the appropriate knowledge of health and social care, having regard to political proportionality.
4. Note the constitutional changes delegated by Council to the Director of Governance and Compliance on 27 April 2022 as set out in Appendix C.