Notice of a public meeting of


Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee



Councillors Crawshaw (Chair), Fenton (Vice-Chair), Baker, Fisher, Hollyer, Musson, Norman, Pearson and Rowley



Monday, 7 November 2022



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)






1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registerable interest they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.





2.         Minutes  (Pages 1 - 6)


To approve and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 03 October 2022.




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 are set as 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Thursday, 03 November 2022


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


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During coronavirus, we made some changes to how we ran council meetings, including facilitating remote participation by public speakers. See our updates ( for more information on meetings and decisions.




4.         City Centre Access - Action Plan Update  (Pages 7 - 60)


This report provides an update to the committee on the City Centre Access Action Plan.




5.         Budget Setting Overview  (Pages 61 - 66)


This report outlines the Council’s approach to budget setting and provides an update on some of the current financial challenges.




6.         Scrutiny Review Support Budget 2023/24  (Pages 67 - 72)


This report sets out the current position in relation to available Council funding for research in support of scrutiny review work.




7.         Work Plan  (Pages 73 - 74)


To consider the Work Plan.




8.         Urgent Business 


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





Democracy Officer:


Name:        Jane Meller

Telephone: (01904) 555209







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.