Agenda

Scrutiny Management Panel - Monday, 16th January, 2023 11.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall, Portsmouth. View directions

Contact: James Harris on 023 9260 6065  Email: james.harris@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 4 February 2022 and the special meeting held on 27 September 2022 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meeting held on 4 February 2022 and the special meeting held on 27 September 2022 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as correct records.

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4.

Themed Scrutiny Panel Updates & Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Purpose

 

The purpose of the report is to:

 

(i)             update the Scrutiny Management Panel on the work of the themed scrutiny panels, receive suggestions for topics to include within the council's scrutiny work programme and agree the resulting updated scrutiny work programme; and

 

(ii)            present the Scrutiny Management Panel with suggested revised templates for the themed scrutiny panel work programme (Appendix 1) and scoping document (Appendix 2), along with a flow chart for filtering potential topics for inclusion within the scrutiny work programme (Appendix 3).

 

Recommendations

 

It is recommended that:

 

(i)             any updates received from the themed scrutiny panel chairs be NOTED;

 

(ii)            the updated work programme template, scoping document template and topic filtering flow chart be adopted; and

 

(iii)          the council's scrutiny work programme for the themed scrutiny panels be populated and updated as appropriate with any topics agreed at the meeting by the Scrutiny Management Panel.

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5.

Updates on scrutiny recommendations upheld by Cabinet in 2022 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

The panel will receive updates on progress made in the respect of implementing the recommendations of the below reviews:

 

·     Housing & Social Care Scrutiny Panel review into Procedures and Performance of Portsmouth City Council and Housing Associations in Relation to Response Repairs and Maintenance (recommendations agreed by Cabinet on 21 June 2022);

 

·     Traffic, Environment & Community Safety Scrutiny Panel review into the accessibility of the transport network (recommendations agreed by Cabinet on 21 June 2022); and

 

·     Traffic, Environment & Community Safety Scrutiny Panel review review into biodiversity enhancement in urban Portsmouth (recommendations agreed by Cabinet on 26 July 2022)

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