Scrutiny Board, Monday 16 November 2020
This meeting will be held at 6.30 pm. This will be a virtual meeting.
You can view the live stream of the meeting by clicking this link and selecting 'Watch on the web instead
FULL AGENDA AND REPORTS
You may find it convenient to use this copy of the agenda and reports in one document. Councillors may refer to the page numbers of this document when they consider the papers.
1 CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mobile phones should be switched to silent.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies from Members who are unable to attend the meeting
3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
If a member of the Scrutiny Board or other member of the Council present at the meeting has a personal or prejudicial interest in any agenda item during this meeting they should declare its existence and nature publicly
4 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
a) For items on the agenda
b) For items not on the agenda
5 PREVIOUS MINUTES
To confirm the minutes of the Scrutiny Board meeting held on 19 October 2020
6 THE ECONOMY
The Group Manager, Planning and Growth Services will give a presentation
7 SKILLS AND EDUCATION
Guest speaker, David Byford, Strode College, will give a presentation
8 FUNDING AND EXPENDITURE RELATED TO COVID-19
The Section 151 Officer will give a presentation
9 MEDIUM TERM FINANICAL PLAN 2021-22
The estimated budget gap in 2021-22 on a like for like basis is £1.4m. A number of significant factors outside of the Council's control will amend this figure. Members will be updated as these issues evolve.
10 CORPORATE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORT QUARTER 2 2020-21
This report provides a summary of the high level actions and projects that support the delivery of the Corporate Plan 2020/23 adopted on 24 February 2020 at full council.
11 UPDATES FROM THE SCRUTINY WORKING GROUPS
Reports by each of the recent Working Group Lead Convenors:
a. Policies and Strategies working group: Councillor Nigel Woollcombe-Adams supported by Tracy Aarons
b. Contracts working group: Councillor Garfield Kennedy supported by Haylee Wilkins
c. Access working group: Councillor Philip Ham supported by Kelly Knight, report attached
d. Deprivation working group: Councillor Chris Inchley supported by Tracy Aarons, report attached
12 URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any other business which the Chair decides is urgent.
EXEMPT AND CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS
13 EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
Cabinet is asked to consider whether a resolution should be passed to exclude the press and public from the meeting during discussion of item 14 on the grounds that exempt information (as defined in Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972) of the following description is likely to be disclosed:
information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including those of the Council).
CIRCULATION OF PAPERS
In accordance with Section 100B (2) of the Local Government Act 1972, reports and documents relating to item 14 disclosing exempt or confidential information have been distributed only to elected members and officers of the Council.
14 5 COUNCIL PARTNERSHIP UPATE
The Monitoring Officer will give a verbal report.