Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 6th July 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, North Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EP

Contact: Democratic and Electoral Services 

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To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.


Declaration of Party Whipping

To declare if any issues to be covered in the Agenda are under party whip.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 378 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on the 15th of June 2020.




Public Question Time (15 minutes)

To receive any questions from members of the public provided that a question does not relate to:


·         Matters which are the subject of current or pending legal proceedings, or

·         Matters relating to employees or former employees of the Council or comments in respect of individual Council Officers


If you would like to ask a question at this meeting, please contact as soon as possible and by Wednesday 1st  of  July  2020 at the latest.


Petitions and Deputations (15 minutes)

To receive any petitions and deputations provided that no such petition or deputation is in relation to:


·         Matters relating to individual Council Officers, or

·         Matters relating to current or pending legal proceedings



If you would like to present a petition or deputation, please contact as soon as possible and by Wednesday 1st of July 2020 at the latest.


Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme and Council Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 401 KB

To receive the latest version of the Committee’s work programme and the Council’s Forward Plan.

Additional documents:


Report into the Future Marketing of Gloucester pdf icon PDF 262 KB

To receive the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure which was conducted into the future marketing of Gloucester that the City Council commissioned following the liquidation of Marketing Gloucester Ltd in February 2020. Furthermore, the report also outlines the proposed steps to implement the recommendations of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee made at the meeting held on the 10th of March 2020.

Additional documents:


Gloucester Recovery Plan - Economic Recovery & Growth pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive an update on the Economic Recovery & Growth workstream of the Gloucester Recovery Plan.




Gloucester Recovery Plan - Housing Recovery pdf icon PDF 444 KB

To receive an update on the Housing Recovery workstream of the Gloucester Recovery Plan.



Annual Report on the Grant Funding provided to the Voluntary Sector / Voluntary Community Sector response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To receive the reports of the Cabinet Member for Communities & Neighbourhoods. The Annual Report on the Grant Funding Provided to the Voluntary Sector outlines the Council’s financial contributions towards the voluntary and community sector during the year 2019-20 and the VCS response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic presents the findings of an intelligence gathering exercise about the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the VCS in Gloucester, and  sets out proposals of how Gloucester City Council can support Gloucester’s VCS in moving beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional documents:


Date of Next Meeting

Monday 7th of September 2020.