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July Agenda: 19/07/2018


1. Apologies for Absence
Guy Maxwell.

2. Members’ Interests
To note the Register of Member’s interests and to hear any declarations of potential conflicts of interest for the items below.


3. Minutes
To approve:
• the minutes of the meeting of 11 May 2018;
• the resolution by write round concerning Committee Membership dated 2 March 2018
Feb to May
Annex A

4. Matters Arising
To note the update report on actions agreed from previous meetings.

5. Chair’s Report
To note a report on matters relating to the conduct of the Board’s business.

6. ARB’s Operational Activities
To note a report from the ARB Team on matters relating to the running of the Board’s business.


7. Proposed Changes to the Investigations and Professional Conduct Committee Rules
To review and agree the proposed changes for consultation.
Annex A
Open for Decision

8. Scheme of Decision Making
To agree suggested amendments to the Scheme of Decision Making.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B

9. Board member, Committee member, Panel member and Adviser Attendance Allowance and Travel and Subsistence Policy
To agree the suggested amendments to the attendance allowances paid and the Travel and Subsistence Policy.
Cover Paper
Annex A
Annex B

9a. Remuneration for new Chair
To agree a new daily rate for the appointed Chair.


10. 2018 Business Plan
• Report on the delivery of the 2018 Business Plan
To receive an update on the mid-year performance against the 2017/2018 Business Plan
• Extension of the 2018 Business Plan
To agree the extension of the 2018 Business Plan
Annex A
Open to Note

11. Report to the Board on Statistics, Trends and Performance Indicators 2018
To note and discuss the report on statistics, trends and performance indicators for 2018.
Annex A
Annex B
Cover Paper

12. ARB’s 2019 Business Plan
To provide feedback on the structure of the proposed Strategic Aims and 2019 Business Plan.
Annex A
Annex B
Cover Paper


13. Outcomes of the 2017 Board Effectiveness Survey
To note the summary report and the summary of actions following the May Board Development day.
Annex A
Cover Paper

14. Updates on the Business as Usual Reviews of the Procedures and Criteria for the Prescription of Qualifications
To hear and to note an update on the progress of the business as usual reviews of the Procedures and Criteria for the Prescription of Qualifications.
Verbal Update

15. Professional Conduct Committee Annual Report
To note the Professional Conduct Committee’s Annual Report (the Chair of the Professional Conduct Committee will be in attendance for this item).
Open to Note

16. Investigation Oversight Committee’s Annual Report
To note the Investigation Oversight Committee’s Annual Report.
Open to Note

17. Prescription Committee’s Annual Report
To note the Prescription Committee’s Annual Report.

18. Minutes
To note the draft minutes of:
i) The Remuneration Committee meeting of 18 May 2018
ii) The Investigations Oversight Committee meeting of 8 June 2018
iii) The Audit Committee meeting of 15 June 2018

19. Management Accounts
To note the 2018 Management Accounts to May 2018 and Year-end Forecast.
Cover Paper
Annex A

19a. Request for additional funds
To agree a contingency fund to resource the additional demands ARB is currently facing.
Final Paper