Scrutiny & Overview Committee - Tuesday, 28th March, 2023 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Simon Trevaskis  Email:

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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 118 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 16 February 2023 as an accurate record.



Disclosure of Interests

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and other registrable and non-registrable interests they may have in relation to any item(s) of business on today’s agenda.


Urgent Business (if any) pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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.



Council Tax Hardship Scheme 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

The Scrutiny and Overview Committee is provided with a draft report for decision by the Mayor on the proposed Council Tax Hardship Scheme 2023/24.

The Committee is asked to: -

1.     Review the information provided in the report on the criteria for the Council Tax Hardship Scheme 2023/24, and

2.     Decide whether there are any comments or recommendations on the scheme to bring to the attention of the Mayor during his consideration of the report.

Additional documents:


Budget Scrutiny: Month 9 Financial Performance Report pdf icon PDF 82 KB

The Scrutiny & Overview Committee is presented with the most recent Financial Performance report for its scrutiny.

The Committee is asked to: -

1.               Review the information provided in the report on the Month 9 Financial Performance Report, and

2.               Consider its conclusions on the latest budget position for 2022-23

3.               Consider whether there are any recommendations to bring to the attention of the Mayor.

Additional documents:


Scrutiny Recommendations pdf icon PDF 88 KB

The Scrutiny & Overview Committee is asked to

1.    Approve the recommendations made by its Sub-Committee’s for submission to the Executive Mayor for his consideration.

2.    Review the response provided by Mayor to recommendations made by the Scrutiny & Overview Committee.


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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.”



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