Scrutiny Commission - Monday, 16th November, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Zoom


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Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Commission held on 12th October 2020.


Declarations of Pecuniary and Personal Interests


Declarations of the Party Whip


Questions under Scrutiny Committee Procedures 11.16

No questions were submitted.


Recovery Cell Update pdf icon PDF 236 KB

A report of the Strategic Director for Community, Planning and Housing to provide the Commission with more detail on the approach to community recovery.

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Retrospective Review of Commercial Property Purchases pdf icon PDF 120 KB

A report of the Strategic Director of Commercial Development, Assets and Leisure to provide the Commission with detail on retrospective property purchases.


This report contains an exempt appendix, circulated to Councillors.

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Audit Update

An update on the relationship between scrutiny and audit.


Pre-decision Scrutiny of any specific financial matters to be considered by Cabinet

There are no items of this nature on the Cabinet agenda for the Commission to consider.


Cabinet items for Pre-decision Scrutiny

The following items have been identified for pre-decision scrutiny from the Cabinet agenda for 19th November 2020 in order to make recommendations to Cabinet:



Shepshed Town Centre Public Realm Improvement Project pdf icon PDF 3 MB

A report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration to seek in principal approval of the scheme design for public realm improvement works in Market Place, Bull Ring, Hall Croft and Field Street in Shepshed town centre so that a Section 278 application to the County Highway Authority, work on preparing Traffic Regulation Orders and the necessary detailed technical work on the construction design drawings can proceed.


Building Control Alternative Service Delivery Project pdf icon PDF 550 KB

A report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration to seek Cabinet approval to accept the request from North West Leicestershire District Council to undertake its Building Control Service under delegated powers.


Scrutiny Commission Pre-decision Scrutiny - Cabinet Response pdf icon PDF 187 KB

A report of the Cabinet setting out its responses to recommendations of the Committee on pre-decision scrutiny items.


Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 246 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support enabling the Commission to enable the Commission to review items from the paused Scrutiny Work Programme. This includes items for discussion highlighted by members of the Directorate-based Scrutiny Committees.

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Five Year Housing Land Supply Update pdf icon PDF 244 KB

A report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration to providean update on the Council’s housing land supplytoenableScrutiny Commission todeterminewhetherfurther scrutiny is required.


Review of the Community Safety Partnership pdf icon PDF 409 KB

A report of the Head of Neighbourhood Services to ensure that the statutory responsibility to scrutinise the Community Safety Partnership, at least every 6 months, is undertaken effectively and to ensure the continued monitoring of incidences of crime in Charnwood.  


Scrutiny Commission Work Programme pdf icon PDF 261 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support enabling the Commission to review its own work programme, including considering the list of forthcoming Executive Key Decisions in order to schedule items for pre-decision scrutiny.


For information, further meetings of the Group are scheduled as follows:


7th December 2020

4th January 2021 (special meeting)

11th January 2021

8th February 2021

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