Lancaster and South Cumbria Joint Committee
Wednesday, 21st October 2020 3.00 p.m.


Note: This is a remote meeting. To listen and view ONLY (not participate) please use cut and paste the following link into your web browser (NOT GOOGLE). Councillors and officers will be invited and sent a link which allows them to speak and be seen. 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in their Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in the interests of clarity and transparency (and in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 for Lancaster City Councillors) Members should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in their Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Lancaster City Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct.


Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 214 KB

Minutes of the first meeting of the Joint Committee, held on 22 July 2020, are attached for consideration.


Updates on the three work areas: Poverty, climate Change, Health and Wellbeing

Members are asked to

a)    Confirm the lead authorities on each issue are South Lakeland DC for Poverty; Lancaster CC for Climate Change and Barrow BC for Health and Wellbeing (as per minute 7).

b)    Receive verbal updates from the leads on each issue. NB Councillors Suzie Pye (SLDC) and Lee Roberts (Barrow BC) will be in attendance for this item.


The Bay Prosperity and Resilience Strategy pdf icon PDF 345 KB

Report of the Chief Executives. (Report published on 14 October 2020.)

Additional documents:


Next Steps

For discussion.