Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 15th July, 2021 6.45 pm

Venue: The Sports Hall, Penrith Leisure Centre, Penrith

Contact: Democratic Services  01768 817817

No. Item


Appointment of Vice-Chairman

To receive nominations for and appoint a Vice-Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee. 


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interest, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.



To note that the meeting of Annual Council held on 27 May 2021 resolved that the minutes OS/40/04/21 to OS/48/04/21 of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 1 April 2021, be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings.


Corporate Performance Report: Q4 January - March 2021 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider report F20/21 of the Interim Director of Resources, which summarises progress against the revised corporate performance targets for the period 1 January 2021 – 30 March 2021, and which highlights any areas of concerns or issues requiring attention together with the action taken.


RECOMMENDED that the report be noted.    


Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To consider the Chairman’s report G25/21 which details the current and possible future agenda items for the Overview and Scrutiny Committee, and in particular to set the Committee’s work programme for the municipal year 2021-22. 


RECOMMENDED that the work programme for the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the municipal year 2021-22 be agreed. 


Policy Review - Devolution of Services pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To consider report CE6/21 of the Deputy Chief Executive with a view to determining how the Overview and Scrutiny Committee will carry out a review of the current policy for the devolution of services to Town and Parish Councils.




1.         the Overview and Scrutiny Committee considers establishing a Task and Finish Group to drive the policy review and determine the member representation on that Task and Finish Group; and

2.         that the Overview and Scrutiny Committee considers how Town and Parish Councils can be best engaged as part of evidence gathering for the policy review.


Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent


Date of Next Scheduled Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting of this Committee be confirmed as XXX.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider whether, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, members of the public (including the press) should be excluded from the meeting during discussion of the following items of business on the grounds that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 to Schedule 12a of the Act.


Delivery of Waste and Recycling Collection Services pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To consider the report of the Deputy Chief Executive. 


Please note that this report will be sent ‘to follow’ because the Waste and Recycling Task and Finish Group will consider the matter on 12 July 2021, after the publication of this agenda. 

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