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To receive and record apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Fairhurst and Ponsonby.
Declarations of Interests
There were no declarations of interests relating to matters on the agenda.
To recommend the Scrutiny Annual Report 2016/17 to Council.
The Chairman presented the 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 Chairman highlighted the increase member 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.
Members also discussed potential topics to be included in the work programme for the coming year.
It was RESOLVED that
(1) Council be RECOMMENDED to approve the Annual Scrutiny Report 2016/17; and
(2) a review of the proposed property investment strategy be added to the Scrutiny Board’s work programme.