Work programme

Work programme

Scrutiny work plan Dec 2020 - April 2021  (01/11/2020 to 28/02/2021, Scrutiny Committee)

Work programme description

The Scrutiny Committee agrees a work plan every year detailing selected issues that affect Oxford or its inhabitants.  The work plan is agreed each June and is reviewed monthly by the Committee.

Work programme items
No. Item

Scrutiny Committee and Standing Panel responsibility and membership

Committee / Panel

Remit

Membership

Scrutiny Committee

Overall management of the Council’s Scrutiny function

 

Councillors: Andrew Gant (Chair), Joe McManners (Vice Chair),  Mohammed Altaf-Khan, Lubna Arshad, Shaista Aziz, Tiago Corais Hosnieh Djafari-Marbini, James Fry, Richard Howlett, Pat Kennedy, Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan, Craig Simmons

Finance and Performance Panel

Finance and budgetary issues and decisions, performance management

Councillors: James Fry (Chair), Chewe Munkonge, Craig Simmons, Roz Smith.

Housing and Homelessness Panel

Strategic housing, homelessness and landlord issues and decisions

Councillors: Nadine Bely-Summers (Chair), Shaista Aziz (vice-Chair), Mike Gotch, Sian Taylor, Elizabeth Wade, Dick Wolff

Tenant co-optee: Tony Buchanan

Companies Panel

Shareholder function for companies and joint ventures

Councillors: James Fry (Chair), Tom Landell Mills, Chewe Munkonge, Craig Simmons.

 

Current and planned review groups

Domestic Abuse – Councillors Shaista Aziz (Chair), Mohammad Altaf-Khan, Mark Lygo, Craig Simmons, Sian Taylor, Liz Wade

Budget Review Group – membership to be the same as Finance Panel membership, with Housing Panel members attending during Housing related Scrutiny.

 

Timings of review groups

Domestic Abuse – Meetings held over November and December 2020, final sign off in January 2021

Budget Review Group – Written questions agreed at 03 December 2020 Finance and Performance Panel, substantive meetings held on 04, 06, 11 January 2021 and sign-off at Finance and Performance and Performance Panel on 27 January.

Scrutiny Committee

01 December 2020 - provisional reports

1.

Workplace Equalities and Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Helen Bishop

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

2.

Annual Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Rachel Nixon

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

Draft Strategic Vision for Oxfordshire New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Caroline Green

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

12 January 2021 - proivsional reports

4.

Citizen Engagement

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   1 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/09/2020

5.

Covered Market Leasing Strategy New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   20 Jan 2021

Lead officer:  Emma Gubbins

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2021/22

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Sep 2020

Lead officer:  Tanya Bandekar

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7.

Cabinet Responses to Climate Emergency Review Group New!

Decision maker:  Scrutiny Committee

Decision due:   1 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Jo Colwell

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2020

02 February 2021 - provisional reports

8.

Oxpens Redevelopment Update

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Tom Bridgman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

9.

Grant allocations to community and vol orgs 2021/22

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

02 March 2021 - provisional reports

10.

Zero Emission Zone

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Mar 2021

Lead officer:  Mai Jarvis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

11.

Council Business Plan 2021-22 and Business Plan 2020-21 update

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Mar 2021

Lead officer:  Shelley Ghazi

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/07/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

12.

Safeguarding Report 2020/21

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Lead officer:  Daniella Granito

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

08 April 2021 - provisional reports

Items with dates to be determined

13.

Sustainability Strategy

Lead officer:  Jo Colwell

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

14.

Apprentices and NEETs

Lead officer:  Paul Adams

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

15.

Acceptable Behaviours in the City Centre

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

Finance and Performance Panel

03 December 2020 - Provisional reports

1.

Treasury Management Mid –Year Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

2.

Quarterly Integrated Performance 2020/21– Q2

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Anna Winship

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

Boswells Department Store

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   9 Dec 2020

Lead officer:  Jane Winfield

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/08/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

27 January 2021 - Provisional reports

4.

Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   17 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Capital Strategy 2021-22

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   17 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Housing and Homelessness Panel

01 February 2021 - provisional reports

1.

Housing Performance 2020/21 Q3

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

2.

Allocation of Homelessness Prevention Funds 2021/22

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Stephen Clarke

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

Update of Housing Assistance and Disabled Adaptation Policy 2021

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Becky Walker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

4.

Additional HMO licensing scheme renewal

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Feb 2021

Lead officer:  Gail Siddall

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

04 March 2021 - Provisional reports

5.

Housing and Carbon Reduction

Lead officer:  Rachel Nixon

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

Items with dates to be determined

6.

Tenant Satisfaction

Lead officer:  Bill Graves

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/08/2020

Companies Panel

14 December 2020 - reports will be the same as those at the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group meeting

15 March 2021 - reports will be the same as those at the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group meeting