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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor R Ford.  Councillor S Goodall was nominated as a substitute for Councillor R Ford in accordance with Rule 4.4.4 of the Constitution.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 134 KB


The Minutes of the previous Corporate Scrutiny Committee held on the 15th November 2017 were approved and signed as a correct record.


(Moved by Councillor Dr. S Peaple and seconded by Councillor P Thurgood)


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (personal and/or personal and prejudicial) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.


When Members are declaring a personal interest or personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a personal and prejudicial interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 




There were no Declarations of Interest.


2017/18 Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 264 KB


Lettable Standards for Council Tenants: - This item is scheduled to go to Cabinet on 25th January 2018, but currently no dates have been set for the Tenant Consultative Group meetings for 2018.



Clarification from the Portfolio Holder for Housing Services is requested to ensure that this item is heard at the Tenant Consultative Group.



North Warwickshire Draft Submission Local Plan Consultation: - is going before Cabinet on 25th January 2018 for the Council to endorse the report from North Warwickshire.



Cross party agreement on the recommendations will be sought and a letter raising any concerns would be compiled and submitted to North Warwickshire.



Council Housing Repairs Delivery Options: - the Committee will scrutinise the report at the meeting on 31st January 2018.



Housing Revenue Account business Plan: - the Committee will scrutinise the report at the meeting on 14th March 2018.


Work Plan 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 8 KB


·         High level options paper regarding the Green Bins is being prepared by Councillor T Madge and the committee agreed to receive the paper for scrutiny at the meeting on 31st January 2018.


·         A working group meeting between Councillor J Oates and Councillor Dr. S Peaple on Tamworth Borough Council Properties will be scheduled prior to the meeting on 31st January 2018 and a meeting planner sent.


·         The report on Council Housing Repairs Delivery Options going before Cabinet on 22nd February will be scrutinised at the meeting on 31st January 2018.


·         The Housing Revenue Account Business Plan will be scrutinised at the meeting on 14th March 2018.



Corporate Investment Strategy Update

Report to follow



That members of the press and public be now excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that the business involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 3 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


(Moved by Councillor S Goodall and seconded by Councillor M Summers)


The Committee received a presentation from the Chief Operating Officer – Andrew Barratt on the Corporate Investment Strategy and raised questions for clarification.