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Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Thursday, 24 January 2019 of Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 92 KB


Minutes of meeting Thursday, 7 March 2019 of Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 78 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 97 KB

To consider the Executive Cabinet minutes of the meeting held on 17 January, 14 February and 14 March (to follow).

Additional documents:


Notice of Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To view the latest notice of Executive Decisions click here: .

The document is also attached and correct as of 13 March 2019.


Update on the Syrian Refugee Resettlement Programme

This report has been removed from the agenda and will be presented to the meeting in June.   


Monitoring Report of Inquiry Recommendations: Adoption of Estates Review pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Business, Development and Growth). 


Health Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 124 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 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Quality of housing provided by social landlords Task and Finish Group

To receive and consider the final report.


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).


Leisure Contract Review

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Early Intervention and Support).


Update on approach to Dealing with Unauthorised Encampments on Land not owned by Gypsy Travellers

To receive and consider the report of the Director (Early Intervention and Support). 


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair