Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday 10 September 2019 9.30 am

Venue: Committee Room 2, East Pallant House. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services on 01243 534685  Email:

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Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To approve the minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 18 June 2019.


To receive an update on progress against recommendations made to the Cabinet and the Council.


Urgent Items

The Chairman will announce any urgent items that due to special circumstances are to be dealt with under the agenda item below relating to late items.


Declarations of Interests

Members and officers are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary, personal and/or prejudicial interests they may have in respect of matters on the agenda for this meeting.


Public Question Time

The procedure for submitting public questions in writing no later than 12:00 on 9 September 2019 is available upon request from Democratic Services (the contact details for which appear on the front page of this agenda).


Chichester Vision, Chichester BID and the Retail Offering and Southern Gateway pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Due to recent changes in Cabinet responsibilities and in agreement with the Chairman  no Cabinet member will be present to address the Committee. The Committee is asked to note the report and agree any questions or actions they wish to take.

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Leisure Services Performance Review pdf icon PDF 66 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the 2018-19 Annual Report from Everyone Active (Sport and Leisure Management Ltd).  To review the report and agree that the contractor is achieving satisfactory levels of performance against the outcomes in section 2.0 and the key performance indicators in section 4.0 of the 2018-2019 annual report.


Additional documents:


Ice Skating Update pdf icon PDF 69 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the further information requested at the March 2019 Overview and Scrutiny Committee regarding reinstatement of grass and a breakdown of costs that Chichester District Council incurred as a result of the ice rink.



Economic Development Strategy and Inward Investment and Growth Strategy pdf icon PDF 73 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the draft Economic Development Strategy and draft Inward Investment and Growth Strategy prior to the strategies being considered by Cabinet.


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Visit Chichester Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 67 KB

The Committee is requested to receive the annual update report from Visit Chichester for 2018-19 and assess performance in line with the Service Level Agreement.

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Universal Credit Review pdf icon PDF 132 KB

The Committee is requested to receive an overview of the impact of Universal Credit.  It is recommended that the impacts of Universal Credit continue to be monitored to inform service delivery of Revenues, Housing and Communities; the Council continue to assess how adverse effects can be mitigated by the provision of Council Services and partnership working; and that relevant Council Policy’s be reviewed to ensure that they support those that are vulnerable to welfare reform.


Social Prescribing pdf icon PDF 69 KB

The committee is requested to consider the Chichester Social Prescribing report for year 1 and to note the progress and success of year 1 of the service, and outcomes of the service and next steps in the evaluation report


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Corporate Plan Mid-Year Review - Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 61 KB

The Committee is requested to consider and agree the Terms of Reference for this Task and Finish Group, to agree the membership and appoint the Chairman.

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Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Members are requested to consider the latest Forward Plan and whether any items should be added to the Committee’s Work Programme.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The Committee is requested to consider the latest Work Programme


Late Items

Consideration of any late items as follows:


a)    Items added to the agenda papers and made available for public inspection.

b)    Items which the Chairman has agreed should be taken as matters of urgency by reason of special circumstances reported at the meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no restricted items for consideration.