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

Thursday 9 September 2021, 6.30 - 8.30 pm

Microsoft Teams Meeting








Apologies for Absence



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





Minutes of previous meeting

3 - 6


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission held on 3 August 2021.





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.





Health scrutiny arrangements

7 - 14


To consider the Statutory Scrutiny Officer’s assessment of current arrangements and proposals for improvement to the delivery of health scrutiny at Bracknell Forest.





Evaluation of the Care leavers' review

15 - 22


To consider the evaluation of the Care leavers’ review undertaken by the Education, Skills and Growth Overview and Scrutiny Panel.





Work Programme Update



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


The Commission to consider the scope for Mental Health review from the Wellbeing and Finance Panel.





To follow




Date of next meeting

The next Overview and Scrutiny Commission meeting is scheduled for 7 October 2021 when the Commission will be sitting as the Crime and Disorder Panel.





















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: 1 September 2021