Overview and Scrutiny Board
Monday, 16th November, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Claire Johnston  Email:


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To receive any apologies for absence from Members.


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. 



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.


Public Speaking

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution. Further information on the requirements for submitting these is available to view at the following link:- 

The deadline for the submission of public questions 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.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 464 KB

To note and comment on the attached action sheet which tracks decisions, actions and recommendations from previous meetings.


Update on BCP Council's Response to the Covid 19 Pandemic

To consider an update from the Chief Executive, Public Health Dorset and relevant Portfolio Holders on the Council’s actions in relation to the impact of Covid 19.  Verbal updates will be presented at the meeting. The following councillors are invited, along with relevant officers, to attend for this item and provide updates in relation to their service areas:


Councillor Drew Mellor, Leader of the Council

Councillor Nicola Greene, Portfolio Holder for Covid Resilience, Schools and Skills

Councillor May Haines, Portfolio Holder for Community Safety


The Chairmen of the other Overview and Scrutiny Committees of the Council are also invited to attend and participate in this item.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 223 KB

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



Future Meeting Dates 2020/21

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


·         7 December 2020

·         4 January 2020

·         1 February 2021

·         1 March 2021

·         1 April 2021


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