Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday 26 January 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtually

Contact: Katherine Davis on 01243 534674  Email:

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No. Item


Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To approve the minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 27 October 2020 and 27 November 2020.


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

Additional documents:


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 noon 2 working days before the meeting is available upon request from Democratic Services (the contact details for which appear on the front page of this agenda).


Hyde Housing

The Committee has invited representatives from Hyde to attend this meeting.


Cabinet Member for Housing, Communications, Licensing and Events Address

The Cabinet Member for Housing, Communications, Licensing and Events is invited to present his priorities and areas of focus over the coming months and to answer questions from the Committee on progress towards achieving the priorities within his portfolio.


Covid 19 - Progress Covid 19 Recovery Action Plans pdf icon PDF 242 KB

The Committee is invited to note the actions achieved to date as set out in the report and appendices, and make any comments to Cabinet.

Additional documents:


Asset Management pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To receive the report on the Council’s built and land assets, and to note the work to date and ongoing mechanism in place for their management and review


Review of the Housing Register and Allocation Scheme Task and Finish Group - Final Report pdf icon PDF 208 KB

That the Committee consider the findings of the Task and Finish Group appointed to review the Housing Register and Allocation Scheme and make any comments to Cabinet.

Additional documents:


Budget Review Task and Finish Group - Final Report - Oral Report

The Committee will receive an oral report on the review carried out.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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