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Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Thursday, 11 October 2018 of Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 81 KB


Minutes of meeting Thursday, 29 November 2018 of Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 72 KB


Minutes of meeting Thursday, 29 November 2018 of Overview and Scrutiny Performance Panel pdf icon PDF 71 KB


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Public Questions

Members of the public who have requested the opportunity to ask a question(s) on an item on the agenda will be asked to put their question(s) to the Committee.  Each member of the public will be allowed to ask one supplementary question within his/her allocated 3 minutes. 

Scrutiny of the Executive Cabinet


Executive Cabinet Minutes pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider the Executive Cabinet minutes of the meeting held on 15 November and 13 December.

Additional documents:


Notice of Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To view the latest notice of Executive Decisions click here:


The document is also attached and correct as of 15 January.


Budget Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 399 KB

Report of the Chief Finance Officer.


The Executive Member for Resources will be present at the meeting to answer any questions the Committee may have.

Additional documents:


Review of communications with Councillors

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Policy and Governance). 


Health Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider the Work Plan of Lancashire County Council’s Health Scrutiny Committee.  The Council’s representative on the Committee, Councillor Alistair Morwood, will give a verbal update. 


Reports from the Task and Finish Groups

Task and Finish Group - Quality of housing provided by social landlords

To receive a verbal update on the inquiry from the Chair, Councillor Matthew Lynch.


Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider the Scrutiny Work Programme for 2018/19.


Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.


By Virtue of Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Information is not exempt if it is required to be registered under-

The Companies Act 1985

The Friendly Societies Act 1974

The Friendly Societies Act 1992

The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978

The Building Societies Act 1986 (recorded in the public file of any building society, within the meaning of the Act)

The Charities Act 1993

Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992(a).


Update on Mobilsation for the New Waste and Recycling Collection Contract

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Customer and Digital). 


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair