Agenda item

Chair's Public Update

Report of the Chair.  


The Board received the Chair’s public update.


The Chair highlighted to the Board that with reference to the provisional revenue outturn report for 22-23 received at the Resource Risk and Estates Committee the underspend in the budget was due to a one time windfall payment of rate rebate with potential uses of the four and a half million surplus to be assessed further by the Resource, Risk and Estates Committee.


In addition, the Chair informed the Board that the suicide prevention working group had met to discuss a Corporation wide approach to suicide prevention with Officers adding that a request for further resources for the suicide prevention work would be considered by the Policy and Resources Committee. Following a query from a Member the work of the Safer City Partnership regarding suicide prevention was outlined noting the establishment of specific working groups to focus specifically on certain policy areas.


RESOLVED- That the update be noted.


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