Notice of Meeting

Overview and Scrutiny Commission

Councillor Angell (Chair ), Councillor Virgo (Vice-Chair),

Councillors Mrs Birch, Brossard, Gbadebo, MJ Gibson, Mrs McKenzie-Boyle, McLean, Mrs Mattick, Mossom, Porter and Temperton

Tracey Wright, Parent Governor representative

Mark Glanville, Parent Governor representative

Also Invited:

Councillor Birch, Executive member for Adult Social Care, Health and Housing  

Fiona Slevin-Brown, Managing Director - Bracknell Forest Executive Lead for Urgent and Emergency Care, NHS Frimley CCG

Grainne Siggins, Executive Director: People

Tuesday 3 August 2021, 6.30  - 8.30 pm

Online only - Zoom meeting








Apologies for Absence



To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute Members.





Declarations of Interest and Party Whip



Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.





Urgent Items of Business



Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.





Public Participation



To receive submissions from members of the public which have been submitted in advance in accordance with the Council’s Public Participation Scheme for Overview and Scrutiny.




Strategic Health Scrutiny Committee

Sitting as Strategic Health Scrutiny Committee the Commission has invited guests to address the meeting before considering how well current health provisions meet existing and emerging needs.





Health provision in Bracknell Forest

5 - 6


·         Fiona Slevin-Brown, Managing Director - Bracknell Forest Executive Lead for Urgent and Emergency Care, NHS Frimley CCG, will provide an update on the key health issues and an overview of service capacity in Bracknell Forest.


Queries and requests for information were submitted by members of the Commission to the Clinical Commissioning Group in advance of the meeting and responses are attached.


·         Councillor Birch, Chair of Health and Wellbeing Board, will explain how these issues are being considered by the Health and Wellbeing Board and any resulting actions.


·         Grainne Siggins, Executive Director: People, will explain how these issues interact with priorities for the People directorate and any plans in place to address them.




Overview and Scrutiny Commission

Return to sitting as the Overview and Scrutiny Commission.





Minutes of previous meeting

7 - 10


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission held on 8 July 2021.





Membership of Wellbeing and Finance Overview and Scrutiny Panel



To confirm the appointment of Councillor Mrs McKenzie to Wellbeing and Finance Overview and Scrutiny Panel following the nominations made at Council on 14 July 2021.





Environment and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Panel Report: Food Waste in HMOs and Flats

11 - 24


To consider the draft Food Waste in HMOs and Flats review report prepared by the Environment and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Panel for submission to the Executive on 21 September 2021.







Work Programme Update



Overview and Scrutiny Panel Chairs to provide verbal update on the work programme and highlight any proposed changes such as scope, scheduling or duration.




Date of next meeting

The next Overview and Scrutiny Commission meeting is scheduled for 9 September 2021. 





















Sound recording, photographing, filming and use of social media is permitted.  Please contact Kirsty Hunt, 01344 353108,, so that any special arrangements can be made.

Published: 26 July 2021