Resources and Fire & Rescue Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 16th September, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: John Cole  Trainee Democratic Services Officer


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Members' Disclosures of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Members are required to register their disclosable pecuniary interests within 28 days of their election or appointment to the Council. A member attending a meeting where a matter arises in which s/he has a disclosable pecuniary interest must (unless s/he has a dispensation):


• Declare the interest if s/he has not already registered it

• Not participate in any discussion or vote

• Must leave the meeting room until the matter has been dealt with (Standing Order 39).

• Give written notice of any unregistered interest to the Monitoring Officer within 28 days of the meeting


Non-pecuniary interests must be declared in accordance with the Code of Conduct. These should be declared at the commencement of the meeting.

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Chair's Announcements

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Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 23 July 2020 (election of Chair and Vice Chair) and 24 June 2020.

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Public Question Time

Up to 30 minutes of the meeting is available for members of the public to ask questions on any matters relevant to the business of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Questioners may ask two questions and can speak for up to three minutes each. To be sure of receiving an answer to an appropriate question, please contact John Cole (Democratic Services) at least two working days prior to the meeting.

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Questions to Portfolio Holders relevant to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Up to 30 minutes of the meeting is available for the Committee to put questions to the Leader and Portfolio Holders on any matters relevant to the remit of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 188 KB

To consider the Committee’s proposed Work Programme and future areas of scrutiny activity.

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One Organisational Plan (OOP) Year-end Performance Report (1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020) pdf icon PDF 584 KB

Report attached.

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Council Plan Quarter 1 Performance Progress Report pdf icon PDF 382 KB

Report attached.

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HS2: Operational Considerations for Early Stage Construction pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report attached.

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Update regarding development of an IRMP Assurance Panel

A verbal update from Ben Brook (Assistant Chief Fire Officer) regarding development of a Cross-Party Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) Cross-Party Advisory Panel.

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Any Urgent Matters

At the discretion of the Chair, items may be raised which are considered urgent (please notify Democratic Services in advance of the meeting).

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Reports Containing Confidential or Exempt Information

To consider passing the following resolution: “That members of the public be excluded from the meeting for the items mentioned below on the grounds that their presence would involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972.”


Exempt Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2020.