Overview and Scrutiny - Thursday, 7th September, 2023 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Town Hall. View directions

Contact: J Bayley-Hill  Principal 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 444 KB

To minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee from 20th July 2023 will be considered at this meeting.


Public Speaking

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



Membership of the Fly Tipping and Bulky Waste Task Group


Executive Committee Minutes and Scrutiny of the Executive Committee's Work Programme - Selecting Items for Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 656 KB

The latest version of the Executive Committee Work Programme will be published in an Additional Papers pack on 1st September 2023.

Additional documents:


Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 207 KB


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

a)          Budget Scrutiny Working Group – Chair, Councillor Kane


b)          Performance Scrutiny Working Group – Chair, Councillor Holz


c)           Fly Tipping and Bulky Waste Task Group – Chair, Councillor Khan



External Scrutiny Bodies - Update Reports


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


b)          Worcestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) – Council representative, Councillor Marshall.


c)           West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Transport Delivery Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Council representative, Councillor Marshall


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;

                     and may need to be considered as ‘exempt’.



The Town Hall Refurbishment - Final Decision (Report to Follow) pdf icon PDF 321 KB

This report will follow in an Additional Papers pack once the report has been published for consideration of the Executive Committee (due for publication on Monday 4th September 2023).

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