Contact: Candida Mckelvey, Democratic Services Officer

Telephone number 07895 213820


Date: 20 June 2022




An informal meeting of

Scrutiny CommitteeMembers

will be held on Tuesday, 28 June 2022 at 6.00 pm

virtual meeting


This meeting will be live streamed. To watch this virtual meeting, follow this link to the
council’s YouTube channel:
South and Vale Committee meetings


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



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.           Declarations of interest



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




4.           Minutes

(Pages 4 - 6)


To review the informal notes of a meeting of Scrutiny Committee members held on 24 March 2022.




5.           Public participation



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




6.           Work schedule and dates for all Vale and Joint scrutiny meetings

(Pages 7 - 9)


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 Please note, although the dates are confirmed, the items under consideration are subject to being withdrawn, added to or rearranged without further notice.









7.           Public consultations

(Pages 10 - 20)


For committee members to note the review into the councils’ public consultation and engagement approaches and provide any comments to the Cabinet Member for Community Engagement.




8.           Active Communities Strategy

(Pages 21 - 28)


To note the draft Active Communities Strategy and provide any comments for consideration to the Cabinet Member for Healthy Communities.




9.           Quarter 4 Corporate Plan performance report

(Pages 29 - 127)


To note the quarter 4 performance and provide any feedback for consideration to the Cabinet Member for Corporate Services.




10.       Exclusion of the public



To consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following item of business under Part 1 of Schedule 12A Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

(i)        it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1-7 Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

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









11.       Covid 19 Leisure support package update

(Pages 128 - 137)


To note an update report from the Cabinet Member for Healthy Communities.