Notice of a public meeting of

Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee



Councillors Crawshaw (Chair), Fenton (Vice-Chair), Hunter, Hollyer, Rowley, Musson, Pearson, Mason and Kilbane



Monday, 9 November 2020



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting





1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.         Minutes  (Pages 1 - 12)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meetings held on 5 October 2020.




3.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 5 November 2020.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.  


Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings


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4.         Health Update on COVID-19 


The Director of Public Health will give a verbal update on COVID-19.




5.         Update on Council's overall position further to COVID-19 including outline plans for the coming months 


The Interim Head of Paid Service will give an update on the Council’s overall position further to COVID-19 including outline plans for the coming months.




6.         HR & Staff Well-being Update  (Pages 13 - 22)


This report will provide an update on staff well-being under COVID-19. It includes an update on the measures and arrangements for winter including ongoing absence management strategies.




7.         Finance Update  (Pages 23 - 28)


This report provides an update on financial matters. A previous report to this committee outlined the forecast position for the current financial year and the next monitoring report is due to be considered by Executive on the 26 November after which a more detailed report will be presented to this committee for scrutiny.




8.         Scrutiny Management and Work Planning  (Pages 29 - 34)


The Committee will consider scrutiny management and work planning for the council’s scrutiny committees.




9.         Work Plan 2019/20 


To consider the Draft Work Plan for 2019-20.




10.      Urgent Business 


Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

 Name: Angela Bielby

Telephone: (01904) 552599







For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.