Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 3 February 2023 10.30 a.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal

Contact: Committee Services 

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To receive apologies for absence, if any.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 237 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 04 November 2022 (copy attached).


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)


Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.


If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.


Declaration of the Party Whip

In accordance with Rule 17 of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules, any Member who is subject to a party whip on any item must declare the existence and nature of the whip.


Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.


Public Participation

Any member of the public who wishes to ask a question, make representations or present a deputation or petition at this meeting should apply to do so by no later than 0:01am (one minute past midnight) two working days before the meeting.  Information on how to make the application can be obtained by viewing the Council’s Website or by contacting the Committee Services Team on 01539 733333.


(1)        Questions and Representations


To receive any questions or representations which have been received from members of the public.


(2)        Deputations and Petitions


To receive any deputations or petitions which have been received from members of the public.


Draft Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider the Draft Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report 2022/23.

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Review of Effectiveness and Scrutiny Recommendations 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider the annual Review of Effectiveness and an update on progress made by Cabinet in implementing the adopted recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

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Annual Review of the Call-in and Urgency Provisions 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To consider the 2022/23 Annual Review of the Call-in and Urgency Provisions.

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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report Quarter 3 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 433 KB

To monitor progress against the measures of success as detailed within the Council Plan 2021-2026.

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Poverty Alleviation and Financial Resilience Update pdf icon PDF 222 KB

To receive an update on Poverty Alleviation and Financial Resilience from the Health, Wellbeing and Poverty Alleviation Portfolio Holder.


Planning Services Update

To receive a verbal update on Planning Services.


Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee Update

To receive an update on the work of the Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee from the Council’s representative or substitute.


Final Overview and Scrutiny Committee Meeting

To delegate authority for the sign-off of final set of committee minutes to the Monitoring Officer in consultation with the Chair.


Private Section (exempt reasons under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, specified by way of paragraph number)

There are no items in this Part of the agenda.