Overview and Scrutiny - Monday, 19th February, 2024 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Town Hall. View directions

Contact: M Sliwinski  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.


Public Speaking

To invite members of the public who have registered in advance of the meeting to speak to the Committee. Please note that the deadline to register to speak at this meeting is midday on Friday 16th February 2024.



Redditch Partnership - Annual Report Update pdf icon PDF 325 KB


Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) - Overview pdf icon PDF 581 KB


Council Motion - Proposal for a Short Sharp Review of Post-16 Education


Executive Committee Minutes and Scrutiny of the Executive Committee's Work Programme - Selecting Items for Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 215 KB


Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 290 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;


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


c)           Worcestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC) – 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:


·       Paragraph 3 – financial or business affairs;

·       Paragraph 4 – labour relations matters;


and may need to be considered as ‘exempt’.



Minutes of the meeting of 1st February 2024 pdf icon PDF 415 KB

(Document to follow).


Minutes of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 1st February 2024, including the confidential minute record, will be considered at this meeting.

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