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Contact: John Mitchell, Committee Services Officer 

Note: Rescheduled from 14 January 2019 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Chair's Announcements


Minutes pdf icon PDF 151 KB


Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 04 December 2018 be APPROVED as a true and accurate record.



Work Plan and Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Scrutiny Committee operates within a work plan which is agreed at the start of the Council year. The Work Plan is reviewed at each meeting so that it can be adjusted to reflect the wishes of the Committee and take account of any changes to the latest Forward Plan (which outlines decisions to be taken by the City Executive Board or Council). The Committee is asked to review and note its work plan for the remainder of the 2018/19 council year.



Additional documents:


Report back on recommendations pdf icon PDF 53 KB

The City Executive Board, at its meeting on 18 December, considered the Committee’s recommendations in relation to the impact of the Westgate Centre and the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol.  The Board’s responses are attached. 



Reports from Scrutiny Committee Standing Panels pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To endorse the report and recommendations of the Finance Panel concerning Social Value in procurement, for submission to the City Executive Board on 22 January 2019.






Joint Statutory Spatial Plan pdf icon PDF 416 KB

The CEB, at its meeting on 22 January, will consider a report on the emerging Joint Statutory Spatial Plan. The report will be issued as a supplement to this agenda.


This item provides an opportunity for the Committee to consider the report and make recommendations to the CEB if it wishes.






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Dates of future meetings

The next meetings of the Scrutiny Committee and its panels are scheduled as follows:


Scrutiny Committee



·         05 February 2019

·         05 March  2019

·         02 April 2019

·         15 May 2019



Standing Panels

·         Housing Standing Panel: 4 March, 8 April

·         Finance Standing Panel: 4 April, 01 July

·         Companies Panel: 6 March (tbc)


All meetings start at 6.00 pm