Agenda Item No. 5
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (HOUSING AND PUBLIC PROTECTION): 15 JANUARY 2014
REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 16 DECEMBER 2013
C2120 FOOD LAW ENFORCEMENT PLAN 2013 / 14 (L) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – HOUSING AND PUBLIC PROTECTION) –
Approval was sought to agree the Council's Food Law Enforcement Service Plan 2013/14.
The Food Standards Agency required the Council, under the Framework Agreement on Local Authority Food Law Enforcement, to produce a plan for its food law enforcement work. Food Law Enforcement Plans were required to be submitted to the relevant Member, Member forum or Head of Service for approval to ensure local transparency and accountability.
The Councils Food Law Enforcement Plan 2013/14 set out in detail the demands on the service and the resources allocated to the function and was attached at Appendix 1 to the report.
This was a matter for Executive decision.
(1) T H A T the Food Law Enforcement Service Plan 2013/14 attached at Appendix 1 to the report be approved.
(2) T H A T the report be referred to Scrutiny Committee (Housing and Public Protection) for consideration / information as requested by that Committee.
Reasons for decisions
(1) To approve the latest plan and to ensure the Council was meeting its statutory obligations in respect of food safety and food standards.
(2) To consider the Food Law Enforcement Service Plan 2013/14 in accordance with the Housing and Public Protection Committee forward work programme.
Attached as Appendix – Report to Cabinet – 16 December, 2013