Overview and Scrutiny Commission - Thursday, 7 October 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Online only via MST

Contact: Kirsty Hunt  01344 353108


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Apologies for Absence

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



Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission held on 9 September 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.

Sitting as Crime and Disorder Committee


Community Safety pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive a presentation on, and to consider: the performance of the Community Safety Partnership and the priorities in the Community Safety Plan for the coming year.


The Commission has invited the following guests to address the meeting:


                Councillor Harrison, Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

                Timothy Wheadon, Chair of Community Safety Partnership

                Superintendent Felicity Parker, Local Police Commander Bracknell & Wokingham

                Alison O’Meara, Head of Community Safety


Members of the Commission are asked to submit technical or detailed questions in advance of the meeting.

Additional documents:

Return to sitting as Overview and Scrutiny Commission


Council Plan Overview Report DOTX 26 KB

Council Plan Overview Report (CPOR) covering the fourth quarter of 2020/21 is attached.


Members of the Commission are asked to submit technical or detailed questions in advance of the meeting.

Additional documents:



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 following review scopes:

                Residential Parking from the Environment and Communities O&S Panel

                SEND from Education, Skills and Growth O&S Panel

Date of next meeting

The next Overview and Scrutiny Commission meeting is scheduled for 4 November 2021. The focus of the meeting will be Budget discussions.