Agenda

Overview and Scrutiny Board
Monday, 4th January, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Claire Johnston - 01202 123663  Email: claire.johnston@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

2.

Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.

 

Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications. 

 

3.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

4.

Public Speaking

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/ieListMeetings.aspx?CommitteeID=151&Info=1&bcr=1

The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a statement is midday the working day before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting.

5.

Cabinet Member Report - Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning pdf icon PDF 376 KB

To consider an update from the following Cabinet Portfolio Holder on current and proposed priorities within the remit of the Portfolio, including risks, challenges and opportunities:

·       Cllr Philip Broadhead, Deputy Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning

 

Questions to the Deputy Leader are invited in advance from all non-Executive councillors to inform the Deputy Leader’s discussions with the Board, please submit questions by Wednesday 23 December.

Please note that the areas of the Council covered by this Portfolio are:

·       Regeneration

·       Major Projects

·       Business-sector

·       Employer liaison, jobs and employment

·       Economy

·       Liaison with LGA and other partners

·       Brexit transition

·       Strategic planning and house building

A briefing report from the Portfolio Holder is attached to this agenda for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Board

6.

Scrutiny of Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning Related Cabinet Reports pdf icon PDF 273 KB

To consider the following Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning related reports scheduled for Cabinet consideration on 13 January:

 

   Freeport Bid

 

The O&S Board is asked to scrutinise the reports and make recommendations to Cabinet as appropriate.

 

Cabinet member invited to attend for this item: Councillor Philip Broadhead, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Regeneration, Economy and Strategic Planning.

 

The Cabinet report for this item is included with the agenda for consideration by the Overview and Scrutiny Board.

7.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider and amend the Board’s Forward Plan as appropriate and to consider the Cabinet Forward Plan.

Additional documents:

8.

Future Meeting Dates 2020/21 and 21/22

To note the following meeting dates and locations for the 2020/21 municipal year:

·       4 January 2021

·       1 February 2021

·       1 March 2021

·       1 April 2021

To note the following proposed meeting dates and locations for the 2021/22 municipal year (to be agreed by full Council):

·       17 May 2021

·       14 June 2021

·       19 July 2021

·       23 August 2021

·       20 September 2021

·       18 October 2021

·       15 November 2021

·       6 December 2021

·       3 January 2022

·       31 January 2022

·       28 February 2022

·       4 April 2022

 

All meetings will be held via video conferencing until further notice.