Contact: Candida Basilio, Democratic Services Officer

Telephone 07895 213820


Date: 17 February 2023


A meeting of the

Joint Scrutiny Committee

will be held on Monday, 27 February 2023 at 6.30 pm


Meeting room 1, Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon OX14 3JE


Members of the Committee:





Ian White (co chair)

Nathan Boyd (co chair)

Jo Robb

Andy Cooke

Stefan Gawrysiak

Amos Duveen

Leigh Rawlins

Cheryl Briggs

David Turner

David Grant





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.   Urgent business and chair'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. 




3.   Declaration of interests



To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and non-registrable interests or any conflicts of interest in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting. 




4.   Minutes

(Pages 4 - 8)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Joint Scrutiny Committee minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2022. 




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

(Pages 9 - 14)


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 Please note, although the dates are confirmed, the items under consideration are subject to being withdrawn, added to or rearranged without further notice.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







Reports and other items brought before the scrutiny committee for its consideration





7.   Exclusion of the public



To consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100A and 100I of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that:


(i)            It is likely that there will be disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A, and


(ii)          the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.





Exempt information under Section 100(A) and 100(I) of the Local Government Act 1972





8.   Delivery of waste services

(Pages 15 - 91)


To consider the head of housing and environment’s report.




9.   Delivery of waste services - procurement of new vehicles

(Pages 92 - 102)


To consider the head of housing and environment’s report.