Lewes District Council Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Ditchling Room - Southover House, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Committee Services on 01273 471600 

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 29 November 2018 (attached herewith).


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest

Disclosure by councillors of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the councillor regards the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct.


Urgent items

Items not on the agenda which the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances as defined in Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


Written questions from councillors

To deal with written questions from councillors pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12.3 (page D8 of the Constitution).



Scrutiny Committee to discuss recruitment (regarding customer contact centre) and clarify its intentions before a formal report is received, a review is undertaken or some other course of action is to be followed.


Discretionary housing payment amended policy 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Report of Head of Customer First.

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Equality and fairness annual report pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Report of Director of Regeneration and Planning.

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Voluntary sector support pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of Director of Regeneration and Planning.

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Performance monitoring 2018/2019 - quarter 3 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Report of Deputy Chief Executive.

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General fund revenue budget 2019/20 and capital programme 2018/19 - 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Report of Chief Finance Officer.

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HRA revenue budget and rent setting 2019/2020 and HRA capital programme 2018/2022 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Report of Chief Finance Officer.

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Forward plan of decisions pdf icon PDF 262 KB

To receive the Forward Plan of the Council.


Scrutiny work programme pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To receive the Scrutiny Work Programme.


Date of next meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Scrutiny Committee is scheduled to be held on 21 March 2019 in the Ditchling Room, Southover House, Southover Road, Lewes, commencing at 2:00pm.