Agenda and minutes

(Special), Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 18 May 2023 6.30 pm

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Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.

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RESOLVED:  To note that there were no Reserve Members in attendance.


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from all Members present.

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RESOLVED:  To note that there were no declarations of interest made by Members.

Resolved Items

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Appointment of Vice-Chair

To appoint a Vice-Chair of the Committee for the municipal year 2023/24.

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RESOLVED:  To appoint Councillor Graham Henson as Vice-Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the 2023/2024 Municipal Year.


Establishment of Sub-Committees 2023/24

To consider the establishment of and appointment of Members to the Sub-Committees of this Committee for the Municipal Year 2023/24, including the appointment of Chairs under Committee Procedure Rule 7.2.


[NOTE 1: Members are asked to note that subsidiary body memberships must be determined in accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and regulations made thereunder. Therefore, whilst the Committee has to confirm the membership of its Sub-Committees to comply with the Local Government Act 1972, the actual nominations of named Councillors are decided by each Group, from within the membership of that Group. It is not open to the Committee to seek to change or to delay the nominations duly made by a Group. It is only if there is a failure to make a nomination or to act in due time that the Committee may seek to consider the matter further].


[NOTE 2: The proposed membership of the Sub-Committees relevant to this Committee and the nominees proposed will follow on a supplemental agenda].

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RESOLVED:  That the Sub-Committees of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee be established for the Municipal Year 2023/24 with the memberships and Chairs detailed in Appendix I to these minutes.


Appointment of Scrutiny Leads

To appoint the Leads for the municipal year 2023/24.

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RESOLVED:  That the Scrutiny Lead Members and their areas of responsibility, as set out in Appendix II to these minutes, be agreed.