Overview and Scrutiny - Thursday, 8th July, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2 Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Jo Gresham  Democratic Services Officer

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Apologies and named substitutes


Declarations of interest and of Party Whip

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and / or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests, and any Party Whip.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 401 KB


Public Speaking

To invite members of the public who have registered in advance of the meeting to speak to the Committee.



Overview and Scrutiny Training and Work Programme Planning Event Report pdf icon PDF 218 KB

Additional documents:


Landscaping - Overview Item


Community Lottery Update pdf icon PDF 481 KB


Executive Committee Minutes and Scrutiny of the Executive Committee's Work Programme - Selecting Items for Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 409 KB

The next edition of the Executive Committee Work Programme will be published on 1st July 2021, after the publication of the main agenda pack for this meeting. A copy of the work programme will therefore be included in an additional papers pack.

Additional documents:


Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 185 KB


Task Groups, Short Sharp Reviews and Working Groups - Update Report

a)    Bugdet Scrutiny Working Group – Chair, Councillor Jennifer Wheeler


b)    Performance Scrutiny Working Group – Chair, Councillor Jennifer Wheeler


c)    Dementia Task Group – Chair, Councillor Michael Chalk


d)    Parking on Unicorn Hill, Short, Sharp Review – Chair, Councillor Joanne Beecham


External Scrutiny Bodies - Update Reports

a)    West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Council representative, Councillor Chalk; and

b)    Worcestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) – Council representative, Councillor Chalk; and

c)    Greater Birmingham and Solihul Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) – Council representative, Councillor Chalk.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

Should it be necessary, in the opinion of the Chief Executive, during the course of the meeting to consider excluding the public from the meeting on the grounds that exempt information is likely to be divulged, it may be necessary to move the following resolution:


“That, under S.100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following matter(s) on the grounds that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs (to be specified) of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) of the said Act”.


These paragraphs are as follows:


Subject to the “public interest” test, information relating to:


Para 3 – financial or business affairs.


Land at Upper Norgrove, Webheath - Pre-Scrutiny.

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