Scrutiny Board (Strategy & Resources) - Consultative Meeting - Monday, 19th July, 2021 10.30 am

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Declaration of Disclosable Pecuniary Interest

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



Meeting Notes - 21 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 159 KB

For information, discussion and comment the notes of the Scrutiny Board (Strategy and Resources) Consultative meeting held on 21 June 2021 are provided to Board members


Financial Update, Financial Challenge and Service Reviews pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider and discuss a report from the Head of Democratic Services providing a financial update to members focussed on ensuring budget robustness and long-term sustainability in financial year 2021/22 and in the years ahead. This item is provided to the Board in advance of further consideration of financial matters throughout the municipal year.

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Future Working Arrangements, agile working and estate realisation pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To consider and discuss a report from the Head of Democratic Services setting out a statement from Scrutiny Board Strategy and Resources in respect of the ongoing work on future working arrangements at Leeds City Council. Whilst recognising the agenda is still developing the Board is taking this opportunity to provide some initial feedback to decision makers on the work to date and in the spirit of pre-decision scrutiny and adding value.

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DIS - Project Prioritisation, Resource and Capacity Management, Workforce Planning pdf icon PDF 302 KB

To consider and discuss a second report from the Chief Digital Information Officer on the Council’s Digital Information Services. Focussing on issues raised at the last scrutiny board meeting in June specifically on project prioritisation, resource and capacity management and workforce planning.


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Agency Staff at Leeds City Council pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider and discuss a report from the Chief Officer Human Resources on Agency staffing at Leeds City Council covering costs, value for money, the impact on financial strategies and links to inclusive growth.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To consider and discuss the Scrutiny Board’s work programme for the 2021/22 municipal year.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Board is on Monday, 20 September 2021 at 10.30am (Pre-meeting for all Board Members at 10.00 am)