Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 22nd February, 2024 7.30 pm

Venue: New Council Chamber - Town Hall, Reigate

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To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the previous meeting.

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Apologies for absence and substitutions

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of any substitute Members in accordance with the Constitution.

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Declarations of interest

To receive any Declarations of Interest (including the existence and nature of any Party Whip).

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Annual Community Safety Partnership Scrutiny 2023

To receive presentations from the Police Borough Commander for Reigate and Banstead and the Leader of the Council, to review the work of the Reigate and Banstead Community Safety Partnership in 2023.

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Review of the Work of the Greenspaces Team

To review the work of the Greenspaces Team in regard to the Countryside spaces in the Borough, and delivery of the Greenspaces work programme.

For clarity, this excludes the Council’s parks, gardens and play areas, work on highways verges and grassed areas, the spaces managed by the Banstead Commons Conservators and matters to do with Planning (Core Strategy and Development Management Plan). The aim of the review is to see how improvements can be made to services.

An appendix of background papers on Countryside spaces in the borough has been included for your information.

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Overview and Scrutiny Committee Forward Work Programme

i)             To consider and agree any changes to the schedule for Overview and Scrutiny Committee’s Forward Work Programme 2023/24.

ii)            To consider possible items for scrutiny in the Forward Work Programme for 2024/25.

iii)           To consider the Action Tracker from the previous meeting.

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To consider any items arising from the Executive which might be subject to the ‘call-in’ procedure in accordance with the provisions of the Overview and Scrutiny Procedure Rules set out in the Constitution.

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Any other urgent business

To consider any item(s) which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered as a matter of urgency - Local Government Act 1972, Section 100B(4)(b).


(NOTE: Under the Committee and Sub-Committee Procedure Rules set out in the Constitution, items of urgent business must be submitted in writing but may be supplemented by an oral report.)

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