Agenda

Overview Select Committee - Thursday, 30 June 2022 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Rooms G.01 and G.02, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Francis Connolly, Scrutiny Manager, tel: 0116 454 6353, email:  Francis.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Angie Smith, tel: 0116 454 6354, email:  angie.smith@leicester.gov.uk

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

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3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

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4.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 239 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Overview Select Committee meeting held on 24 March 2022 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

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TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR SCRUTINY COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To note the Terms of Reference for Scrutiny Committees.

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE

To note the membership of the Overview Select Committee:

 

Chair:             Councillor Cassidy

Vice-Chair:    Councillor Gee

 

Councillors Batool, Halford, Joel, Joshi, Pantling, Porter, Thalukdar and Westley

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DATES OF MEETINGS OF THE OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE 2022/23

To note the dates of the Overview Select Committee meetings as follows:

 

Thursday 30 June 2022

Thursday 8 September 2022

Thursday 3 November 2022

Thursday 15 December 2022

Thursday 8 February 2023

Thursday 23 March 2023

 

The meetings will commence at 5.30pm.

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QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any questions, representations and statements of case submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

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PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on any petitions received.

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TRACKING OF PETITIONS - MONITORING REPORT pdf icon PDF 224 KB

The Monitoring Officer submits a report that updates Members on the monitoring of outstanding petitions. The Committee is asked to note the current outstanding petitions and agree to remove those petitions marked ‘Petitions Process Complete’ from the report.

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SURVEY OF LEICESTER pdf icon PDF 292 KB

The Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance submits a report which provides the Overview Select Committee with the details of, and some initial insights from, the recent Survey of Leicester. The report also introduces the survey, its scope, and how data from the survey could be used to inform work across the organisation.

 

The Overview Select Committee is recommended to note the completion the Survey of Leicester, and to consider how survey data could inform the work of Leicester’s scrutiny commissions.

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ANTI-POVERTY STRATEGY - MICROSITE DEMO

An online demonstration will be given at the meeting on a new platform in relation to the Council’s anti-poverty strategy.

 

The microsite can be found at the following link to view in advance of the meeting; https://www.leicester.gov.uk/anti-poverty/.

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FINANCE REPORTS

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13a

REVENUE BUDGET MONITORING OUTTURN 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 768 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance submits to the Overview Select Committee the final report for the monitoring cycle for 2021/22, and reports performance against the budget for the year.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within the report and make any observations it sees fit.

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CAPITAL BUDGET MONITORING APRIL-MARCH 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 671 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which shows the final position of the capital programme at the end of 2021/2022.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within the report and make any observations it sees fit.

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INCOME COLLECTION APRIL 2021 - MARCH 2022 pdf icon PDF 634 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which details progress made in collecting debts raised by the Council during 2021/22, together with debts outstanding and brought forward from the previous year. It also sets out details of debts written off under delegated authority that it has not been possible to collect after reasonable effort and expense.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within the report and make any observations it sees fit.

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13d

REVIEW OF TREASURY MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 291 KB

The Deputy Director of Finance submits a report to the Overview Select Committee which reviews how the Council conducted its borrowing and investments during 2021/22.

 

The Committee is recommended to note the report and make comments to the Deputy Director of Finance and the Executive as they wish.

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QUESTIONS FOR THE CITY MAYOR

The City Mayor will answer questions raised by members of the Overview Select Committee on issues not covered elsewhere on the agenda.

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OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 281 KB

The current work programme for the Committee is attached.  The Committee is asked to consider this and make comments and/or amendments as it considers necessary.

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ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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