Scrutiny Board (Strategy and Resources)
Monday, 21st January, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR

Contact: Angela Brogden (0113 37 88661)  Email:

No. Item


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 - 12th November 2018 pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 12th November 2018.


Performance Reporting - Culture and An Efficient and Enterprising Organisation pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To consider a report from the Director of Resources and Housing and Director of City Development presenting a summary of performance information relating to the Best City Priority: Culture and the Best Council Ambition: An Efficient and Enterprising Organisation, both of which fall within the scope of the Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Board.

Additional documents:


Financial Health Monitoring pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support that introduces the Financial Health Monitoring 2018/19 (Month 7) report presented to the Executive Board at its meeting on 19 December 2018.

Additional documents:


Initial 2019/20 Budget Proposals pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support that introduces details of the initial 2019/20 budget proposals presented to the Executive Board at its meeting on 19 December 2018.

Additional documents:


Best Council Plan Refresh 2019/20 - 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 289 KB

To consider a report from the Head of Governance and Scrutiny Support that introduces the Executive Board report from 19 December 2018, presenting

proposals to refresh the Best Council Plan for the period 2019/20 – 2020/21.

Additional documents:


Work Schedule pdf icon PDF 144 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Board’s work schedule for the 2018/19 municipal year.

Additional documents:


Date and time of next meeting

Monday, 11th February 2019 at 10.30 am (pre-meeting for all Board Members at 10.00 am)

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.