Scrutiny & Overview Committee - Tuesday, 19th October, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held remotely. View directions

Contact: Simon Trevaskis
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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on the following dates as an accurate record: -


-       15 June 2021

-       7 September 2021 (To follow)

-       20 September 2021 (To follow)


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Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



Budget & Medium Term Financial Strategy - Risks pdf icon PDF 93 KB

The Scrutiny & Overview Committee is asked to review the information provided in the ‘Budget & MTFS Risks’ presentation to inform its scrutiny of the Council’s budget.

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Annual Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 914 KB

The Scrutiny & Overview Committee is asked to: -

1.    Note the information provided in the Annual Complaints Report.

2.    Consider whether it is satisfied with the performance of the Council in regard of complaints and that there is both corporate and political ownership of the process.

3.    Consider whether it is satisfied that the Council is effectively using complaints received to inform service improvement.

4.    Consider whether the data provided highlights any areas of concern that should be consider for further investigation by Scrutiny.


Scrutiny & Overview Work Programme 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

The Scrutiny & Overview Committee is asked to:-

1.            Note the current position of its Work Programme for 2021-22,

2.            To consider whether there are any other items that should be added to the work programme.

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Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”