Members of the Council who wish to raise items for discussion (council procedure rule 14) on any of the minutes of the meetings of formal council bodies listed below must submit their request to the Head of Democratic Services no later than 10.00 am on the day of the meeting. A list of such items (if any) will be circulated prior to the start of the meeting.
The following are appended to this agenda:-
The minutes of the following Council bodies were submitted to the meeting for information:
· Licensing Committee – 27 July 2021
· Audit and Governance Committee – 28 July 2021 and 29 September 2021
· Planning Committee – 24 August 2021, 21 September 2021 and 19 October 2021
· Cabinet – 15 September 2021 and 3 November 2021
· Scrutiny Committee – 13 September 2021
Councillor Smart raised for discussion, Minute 12 ‘Reset and Recovery Programme’ from Cabinet on 14 July, and asked questions in relation to the certainty of the shortfall. Councillor Tutt gave assurance of the figures and offered to answer any detailed questions outside the meeting.
Councillor Smart raised for discussion, Minute 26, ‘Medium Term Financial Strategy’ from the Scrutiny Committee of 13 September 2021 and scrutiny of finance, and Councillors Swansborough, Tutt, Freebody and Holt responded to the matters raised.
Councillor Shore raised for discussion, Minute 12, ‘Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Report for the financial year 2020-2021’ from the Audit and Governance Committee of 28 July 2021 on the audit record, and Councillor Maxted responded.
Councillor Shore raised for discussion, Minute 16, ‘Minutes’ from the Audit and Governance Committee of 29 September 2021 and for discussion, Minute 22, ‘Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Quarterly Report’. Councillor Tutt and Councillor Holt responded on the points made and offered to meet with Councillor Shore outside the meeting to provide additional clarification.
The minutes were noted.