Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Commission
Wednesday, 19th June, 2019 5.30 p.m.

The Agenda for this meeting will be published 5 clear working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. The Minutes and Decisions for this meeting will normally be published within 9 working days following the date of the meeting.

Note: this does not apply to Scrutiny Working Groups or Scrutiny Commissioners meetings, please contact the relevant Scrutiny Officer for more information on the work programme for these Groups.

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No. Item


Disclosures of Interests from Members

To receive disclosures of interests from Members (ie. The existence and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this agenda).


No disclosures of interest were received.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 3 April 2019       (enclosed).


The minutes of the meeting held on 3 April 2019, as circulated, were approved and signed as a correct record.


Consideration of Forward Plan Items pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To identify if Forward Plan items require further discussion, information or scrutiny examination.


No Forward Plan items were raised for further information or examination.


Develop the 2019-20 Work Programme

a)    Blaby Plan Priorities - consider a presentation from Strategic Directors Sarah Pennelli and John Richardson.


b)    Break out session to identify and consider work topics for the coming year based on the presentation above.


c)     From breakout feedback approve the Scrutiny Work Programme for the coming year. 


The Chairman, Cllr. Geoff Welsh, welcomed all non-executive members to the meeting. Following the presentation of the Blaby Plan 2019-2020, members discussed and agreed the following items to form part of the work programme for 2019-2020:


·         Review Housing & Homelessness Strategies

·         Develop a Work & Skills plan

·         Investment in businesses

·         Asset Strategy

·         Deliver Commercialisation Action Plan

·         Deliver the Digital Strategy

·         Create a new Customer Services Model

·         Signposting for Wellbeing & Mental Health

·         Review fly tipping

·         Deliver the Local Plan

·         Drive a Green Agenda for Blaby

·         Review air quality and use of energy

·         Review corporate parenting strategy


Further Actions for Scrutiny arising from Meeting


New members who were not part of a working group were asked to confirm which working group(s) they would like to participate in and contribute to.