Agenda and draft minutes

Scrutiny Board (May 2011-May 2018) - Tuesday, 3rd April, 2018 5.00 pm

Venue: Hollybank Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hants PO9 2AX. View directions

Contact: Mark Gregory and Nicholas Rogers  Democratic Services

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To receive and record apologies for absence.



Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Carpenter, Fairhurst, Hughes, Lloyd, Shimbart, and D Smith.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To confirm the minutes of the Scrutiny Board held on 20 February 2017.


The Minutes of the meeting of the Scrutiny Board held on 20 February 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Matters Arising


There were no matters arising.


Declarations of Interests


There were no declarations of interests.


Chairman's Report

The Chairman to report the outcome of meetings attended or  other information arising since the last meeting.


The Chairman reported that the next PUSH Overview and Scrutiny Committee would be held on Tuesday 10 April 2018.


Scrutiny Annual Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 694 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Annual Report 2017/18


Report to follow



The Chairman presented the draft Annual Scrutiny Report to the Board and invited discussion from members. The report outlined the work that had been carried out by the Scrutiny Board and each Panel in the past year, including details on number of topics, number of meetings and breakdown of workload.


The Board noted amendments to the number of meetings held by the Panels.


The Chairman highlighted the increased officer engagement and the successful work that had been carried out throughout the year. Scrutiny Leads were also given the opportunity to discuss the work that their panels had undertaken in the previous year and received questions from members.


The Chairman thanked the Board, panel members and officers for their contribution and support throughout the year. The Board thanked the Chairman for his work and support during the year. 


It was RESOLVED that


(1)          the Democratic Services Team Leader be authorised to amend and approve the final version of the Annual Report for submission to the Council after consultation with the Chairman of the Scrutiny Board; and


(2)          the final version of the Annual Report approved under (1) above be submitted to the Council for approval.