Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment & Inclusive Growth)
Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: Civic Hall, 1st Floor West,LS1 1UR

Contact: Becky Atherton (0113 37 88642)  Email:

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


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:-




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.)


Declarations 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 - 18 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2020.



Financial Health Monitoring pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider the Financial Health Monitoring Report so far as it pertains to the areas aligned with the Board’s Terms of reference.

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Initial Budget Proposals 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To consider a report detailing the Initial Budget Proposals for 2021/22 and Provisional Budgets for 2022/23 and 2023/24, such as the information pertains to the Board’s Terms of Reference. 

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Best Council Plan Performance pdf icon PDF 829 KB

To receive a summary of the Best Council Plan (BCP) performance data for Quarter 2, 2020/21 in relation to progress against the delivery of the strategic outcomes and priorities contained within the BCP 2020-2025 relevant to the Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment and Inclusive Growth).


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Referral To Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To consider a referral to Scrutiny in the name of Cllr Firth.

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Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the 2020/21 municipal year.


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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will take place on 17 February at 10.00am. There will be a pre-meet for Board members at 9.45am.

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.