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Scrutiny Board (Strategy and Resources)
Monday, 20th February, 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR. View directions

Contact: Steven Courtney (0113) 24 74707  Email:

No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 25* of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded).


(* In accordance with Procedure Rule 25, notice of an appeal must be received in writing by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting).


Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:


  No exempt items have been identified.


Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration.


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes.)


Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.


Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.


Minutes - 16 January 2017 pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 16 January 2017.



Chair Update pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To receive and consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support providing an opportunity for the Chair of the Scrutiny Board to provide an update on any general Scrutiny Board business not specifically included elsewhere on the agenda.


Additional documents:


Financial Health Monitoring pdf icon PDF 51 KB

To receive and consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support introducing the Financial Health Monitoring (Month 9) report, considered by the Executive Board at its meeting on 8 February 2017.


Additional documents:


Scrutiny Inquiry into ICT Resourcing - Recommendation Tracking pdf icon PDF 56 KB

To receive and consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support introducing a progress update report against the previous recommendations of the Scrutiny Board, agreed as part of its inquiry into ICT resourcing and capacity. 


Additional documents:


Work Schedule (February 2017) pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the remainder of the 2016/17 municipal year.



Additional documents:


Date and Time of Next Meeting

Monday, 20 March 2017 at 10:00am (pre-meeting for all Board Members at 9:30am).


Third Party Recording

Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties – code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.