Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing and Communities) - Thursday, 20th June, 2024 10.30 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 Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.


Minutes - 21 March 2024 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2024.


Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 341 KB

To receive a report from the Head of Democratic Services presenting the Scrutiny Board’s terms of reference.

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Co-Opted Members pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To receive a report from the Head of Democratic Services on the appointment of co-opted members to the Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing & Communities).


Performance Report pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To receive a report from the Director of Communities, Housing & Environment that provides an overview of progress relating to key performance indicators identified by members as priorities within the remit of the Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing & Communities).

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Radon Testing pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To receive an update from the Head of Property Management on the outcome of phase 1 testing to date to assess the risk of radon gas to residents in Leeds.

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Sources of Work & Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 365 KB

To receive a report from the Head of Democratic Services on potential sources of work for the Scrutiny Board and the draft work programme for 2024/25.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Scrutiny Board (Environment, Housing & Communities) will take place on 18 July 2024 at 10.30am. There will be a pre meeting for all members of the Scrutiny Board at 10.00am.