Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 14th February, 2024 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices. View directions

Contact: Neil White  Email:

No. Item


To Receive Apologies for Absence




Public Questions & Statements

To receive questions / statements from the public, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 509 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 24 January 2024.


Items of Urgent Business

To determine any other items of business which the Chairman decides should be considered as a matter of urgency pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 721 KB

Members are asked at this stage to declare any interests that they may have in any of the following items on the agenda. The Code of Conduct for Members requires that declarations include the nature of the interest and whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.


Petitions From Members of the Public

To consider any petitions received from members of the public.


Consideration of Any Matter Referred to the Committee by a Member

To consider any requests made by non-executive Members of the Council, submitted to the Democratic Services Manager with seven clear working days’ notice, to include an item on the agenda of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.


Responses of the Council or the Cabinet to the Committee's Reports or Recommendations pdf icon PDF 405 KB

To consider any responses of the Council or the Cabinet to the Committee’s reports or recommendations:


Revenue Budget 2024 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 760 KB

To consider the latest iteration of the Council’s budget for 2024/25 and details of the proposed Capital Programme for 2023/24 to 2027/28 along with proposed bids for inclusion in the Capital Programme.

Additional documents:


Local Economic Strategy & Action Plan pdf icon PDF 156 KB

The consider the draft Economic Strategy and Action Plan (2023-2027) which sets out the approach and actions the Council will undertake to support delivering against its ‘Investing in Our Local Economy & Infrastructure’ objective and supporting the growth of the local economy over the next four years.

Additional documents:


Waste Contract Update pdf icon PDF 617 KB

To consider an update on the Council’s Waste and Related Services Contract.

Additional documents:


Overview & Scrutiny Work Programme and Update pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To receive an update from the Scrutiny Officer on progress made with topics on its agreed work programme, training updates and to receive any further information which Members may have requested at a previous meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To pass the following resolution, if necessary:


“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 they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph _ of Part I of Schedule 12A (as amended) to the Act.”