Scrutiny and Overview Committee
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 5.20 p.m.

Venue: Swansley Room, Ground Floor

Contact: Victoria Wallace  03450 450 500 Email:

No. Item



To receive apologies for absence from committee members. 


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2019 as a correct record of the meeting.


Public Questions


Update on performance measures pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Report to follow.


Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme Update pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Additional documents:


Update on Shared Planning Service pdf icon PDF 401 KB


An Economic Action Plan and new Business Support Service for South Cambridgeshire pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Additional documents:


Proposed Scrutiny Review pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 113 KB

For the committee to consider its work programme, which is attached with the Council’s Draft Notice of Key and Non Key Decisions expected to be taken from January 2020. When considering items to include in the work programme, the committee is requested to use the attached Scrutiny Prioritisation Tool.

Additional documents:


Appointment of Finance Scrutiny Monitor pdf icon PDF 85 KB

For the committee to appoint a new Finance Scrutiny Monitor. In line with the committee’s Terms of Reference as set out in the Council’s Constitution, the Scrutiny and Overview Committee will appoint monitors to each Cabinet portfolio to act as a bridge to the Executive, promoting constructive dialogue and supporting effective scrutiny. 




Confidential minutes of the previous meeting: Agenda item 9 Property Acquisition

To authorise the Chairman to sign the confidential Minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2019, which relate to agenda item 9.


To Note the Dates of Future Meetings

To note that the next meeting will take place on Tuesday 21st January 2020, at 5.20pm.