Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment & Inclusive Growth) - Wednesday, 19th January, 2022 10.30 am

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

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)

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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:-



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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.)

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Declarations of Interests

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

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Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes.


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Minutes - 24 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2021.


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Best City Ambition pdf icon PDF 412 KB

To consider and comment upon the initial proposals for the Best City Ambition, which has been designed to replace the Best Council Plan.

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Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 411 KB

To receive an update on performance in relation to strategic Council priorities for service areas that fall within the remit of the Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment and Inclusive Growth).

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Financial Health Monitoring pdf icon PDF 409 KB

To receive an update on financial health monitoring in the context of wider discussions about performance monitoring and the initial budget proposals.

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Initial Budget Proposals pdf icon PDF 417 KB

To consider and comment upon the initial budget proposals so far as they pertain to the remit of the Scrutiny Board (Infrastructure, Investment & Inclusive Growth). The comments and recommendations of the Board will be reported to the Executive Board in February 2022 in line with the requirements of the Budget and Policy Framework.  

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Social Progress Index pdf icon PDF 398 KB

To receive an update about the purpose of the Social Progress Index in Leeds and the way in which it can be used to measure the impact of delivering Inclusive Growth in the city.  

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Connecting Leeds - Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme pdf icon PDF 424 KB

To receive an interim update from the Chief Officer Highways & Transportation about Connecting Leeds – Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP). A further comprehensive report will be presented to the Board following the closure of the programme in Summer 2022.

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Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 410 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 17 February 2022 at 10.30am. There will be a pre-meeting for members of the Board at 10.15am.

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