Agenda

Overview Select Committee - Wednesday, 20 September 2023 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  Jacob Mann, Senior Democratic Support Officer, tel: 0116 454 5843, email:  Jacob.Mann@leicester.gov.uk

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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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CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

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MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 159 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Overview Select Committee held on 13 July 2023 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

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PROGRESS ON ACTIONS AGREED AT THE LAST MEETING

To note progress on actions agreed at the previous meeting and not reported elsewhere on the agenda (if any).

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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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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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REVENUE BUDGET MONITORING APRIL - JUNE 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 932 KB

The Director of Finance submits a report which is the first in the revenue monitoring cycle for 2023/24 and provides early indications of the significant financial pressures the Council is facing this year, and the worsening picture for future years’ budgets. The Overview Select 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 - JUNE 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 638 KB

The Director of Finance submits a report which shows the position of the capital programme at the end of June 2023 (Period 3.) The Overview Select Committee is recommended to consider the overall position presented within the report and make any observations as it sees fit.

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SCRUTINY ANNUAL REPORT 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 239 KB

The Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance submits a report that presents the Annual Scrutiny Report 2022 – 23 from the Chair of the Overview Select Committee which details the activity performed by the City Council’s scrutiny bodies during 2022/23. The Overview Select Committee is asked to review the report and provide any comments / recommendations ahead of consideration by Full Council.

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UPDATE ON INFORMAL SCRUTINY - EQUALITIES / WORKFORCE REPRESENTATION

The Chair of the Overview Select Committee and the Director of Delivery, Communications and Political Governance to provide a verbal update to reflect progress to date and the proposed next steps with the work on this area.

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OVERVIEW SELECT COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 204 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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