Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday 18 January 2022 2.00 pm

Contact: Carley Lavender  Email:

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Chairman's Announcements

Any apologies for absence will be noted at this point.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To approve the minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 16 November 2021.


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 pdf icon PDF 332 KB

The procedurefor submittingpublic questions in writingbyno later thannoon 2 workingdays before the meetingis availablehereorfromthe Democratic Services Officer (whose contactdetailsappear on thefrontpage of thisagenda).


Chief Inspector Carter - Sussex Police pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Chief Inspector Carter will be in attendance to provide members with an update on current policing challenges and issues, as well as answering questions put forward by Members ahead of the meeting.


Affordable Housing Task & Finish Group pdf icon PDF 72 KB

The Committee are requested to agree 3 members for the membership of this Task and Finish Group including the election of a Chairman.


Work Programme 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Members are requested to consider the latest Work Programme 2021-22.


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

The Committee is asked to consider in respect of the following item(s) whether the public, including the press, should be excluded from the meeting on the grounds of exemption under Parts I to 7 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as indicated against the item and because, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption of that information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. The reports dealt with under this part of the agenda are attached for members of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and senior officers only (salmon paper).




There are no restricted items for consideration.



Future Services Framework

The Committee is invited to note the outcome and subsequent recommendations from the Future Services Framework exercise and make comments to Cabinet.