Contact: Candida Mckelvey

Telephone number 07895 213820


Date: 16 March 2022




An informal meeting of

Scrutiny Committeemembers

will be held on Thursday, 24 March 2022 at 6.00 pm

This will be a virtual, online meeting.


To watch the live broadcast, or to watch the recording later, please visit our YouTube channel:


Members of the Committee:


Nathan Boyd (Chair)

Jerry Avery

Ron Batstone


Eric De La Harpe

Hayleigh Gascoigne

David Grant

Ben Mabbett

Patrick O’Leary

Max Thompson


Substitutes Councillors

Paul Barrow

Eric Batts

Samantha Bowring

Alison Jenner

Diana Lugova

Sarah Medley

Andy Foulsham

Janet Shelley

Elaine Ware


Alternative formats of this publication are available on request.  These include large print, Braille, audio, email and easy read.  For this or any other special requirements (such as access facilities) please contact the officer named on this agenda.  Please give as much notice as possible before the meeting.



Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic




Open to the Public including the Press



1.           Apologies for absence



To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members. 




2.           Declarations of interest



To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  




3.           Urgent business and chairman's announcements



To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chair. 




4.           Minutes

(Pages 4 - 8)


To review and note the Scrutiny Committee draft minutes of the meeting held on 1 February 2022. 




5.           Work schedule and dates for all South and Vale scrutiny meetings

(Pages 9 - 12)


To review the attached scrutiny work schedule. Please note, although some dates are confirmed, the items under consideration are subject to being withdrawn, added to or rearranged without further notice.




6.           Public participation



To receive any questions or statements from members of the public that have registered to speak. 








7.           Quarter 3 corporate plan performance monitoring report

(Pages 13 - 74)


To review the quarter 3 report of the Head of Policy and Programmes, and to provide any comments to the Cabinet member for corporate services.




8.           Joint communications and engagement strategy

(Pages 75 - 90)


To consider the draft Joint Communications and Engagement Strategy attached in Appendix 1 and provide feedback for consideration to the Cabinet Member for Community Engagement.