Agendas, reports and minutes

Highland Council

Date: Thursday, 28 October 2021

Agenda: Read the Agenda (Supplementary)

In relation to the agenda and papers circulated for the above Meeting of the Highland Council, please find attached the undernoted:-


Minutes of Meetings of Committees 

There are submitted the following Minutes of Meetings which it was indicated would follow –

Wester Ross, Strathpeffer & Lochalsh Committee (Special Meeting), 18 October

AGENDA ITEM 7                        

Question Time                                                                           

There are circulated Responses to the Questions on the Council Agenda.   


National Care Service for Scotland Consultation 

There is circulated Report No. HC/29/21 dated 5 October 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Health and Social Care.

The Council is invited to:- 

(i)    note the engagement with staff and Members in terms of informing the response to this consultation; 
(ii)    agree headings set out in section 6 of the report which shape the Council’s formal response and approve the Council’s response at Appendix 1 of the report;
(iii)    agree to seek assurances from the Scottish Government that there will be continued engagement with local government in the development of their proposals so that local needs, challenges and opportunities can be fully represented and reflected; and
(iv)    agree that there be continuing engagement with COSLA and Solace in terms of the impact the proposals may have on local authority functions going forward.

Yours faithfully

Stewart Fraser
Head of Corporate Governance