Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing and Communities) - Thursday, 23rd September, 2021 10.00 am

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

Contact: Becky Atherton (0113 37 88642)  Email:

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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 25 March 2021 & Summary Note 15 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 March 2021 and to also note the summary of the consultative meeting held on 15 July 2021.

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Safer, Stronger Communities City Plan 2021-2024 pdf icon PDF 432 KB

In line with the Council’s Budget and Policy Framework formal consultation on the draft Safer, Strong Communities City Plan 2021-24 is required with the Scrutiny Board. The Board is asked to provide its concluding recommendation(s) to Executive Board.

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Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 445 KB

To consider the three yearly review of the Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Licensing Policy in order to provide comments or recommendations to Executive Board in line with the Budget and Policy Framework.

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Scrutiny Inquiry - Waste Services - Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 416 KB

To receive, comment and feedback on proposed Terms of Reference for a joint scrutiny board inquiry with the Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Board.

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Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 412 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the 2021/22 municipal year.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Scrutiny Board will take place on 21 October 2021 at 10.30am. There will be a pre-meeting for all members of the Board at 10.00am.