Councillor Gr. Uff. (Grande Ufficiale dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia (già Stella della solidarietà italiana) ) Marco Cereste, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Growth, Strategic Planning, Economic Development, Business Engagement, Environment Capital, Director of Public Health and Chairman of the Health & Wellbeing Board
We couldn't write it any better than lift the passage directly from the Agenda document for Cabinet on the 25th., which has now been published:
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As a result of this transfer of responsibilities, with effect from 1st April 2013, the local authority will be required to employ a Director of Public Health, who will report to the Chief Executive, and be a member of the Council’s Corporate Management Team (CMT). The Director of Public Health is currently employed by PPCT, although he is a member of the Council’s CMT and there is already well-established joint working.
However, as an employee of the NHS there are currently no functions delegated to the Director of Public Health, and Council is therefore asked to note the amendment to the Leader’s scheme of delegations put before Annual Council on 23rd May 2012, by the inclusion of delegations to the Director of Public Health with effect from 1st April 2013 (see Appendix 1).
1.3 The Leader’s scheme of delegations noted at Annual Council included delegations in respect of public health to the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care......however ...
Council is now asked to note that this responsibility will be transferred to the Leader’s portfolio [We suggest the Leaders new title might now read: Councillor Gr. Uff. (Grande Ufficiale dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia (già Stella della solidarietà italiana) Marco Cereste, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Growth, Strategic Planning, Economic Development, Business Engagement, Environment Capital, and Director of Public Health, and Chairman of the Health & Wellbeing Board ( !!!) ] For the avoidance of any doubt Council is asked to note that this includes the much wider responsibilities that will become the Council’s responsibility with effect from 1st April 2013.
4.1 Membership of the Health and Wellbeing Board will be composed of the following:
Peterborough City Council:
The Leader of the Council – Chairman of the Board
The Cabinet Member for Health & Adult Social Services
The Cabinet Member for Children’s Social Care
The Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and University
The Chief Executive
The Executive Director of Adult Social Services
The Executive Director of Children’s Services
The Chief Executive
The Director of Public Health( Marco Cereste)
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
2 members representing Peterborough Local Commissioning Group
1 member representing Borderline Clinical Commissioning Group
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