Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 5th June 2023 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 181 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meetings held on Monday 24th April 2023 and Tuesday 9th May 2023.

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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.


To ask a question at this meeting, please submit it to by 12 noon on Wednesday 31st May 2023 or telephone 01452 396203 for support.


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.


Action Point Item pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To note the outcome of action points arising from previous meetings.


Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme and Council Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 246 KB

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

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Community Asset Transfer (CAT) Policy pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Performance and Resources seeking the adoption of the Community Asset Transfer (CAT) Policy, to establish a framework and a process to help ascertain if a community organisation proposal is viable and how the Council can consider supporting an approach where appropriate.

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2022-2024 Year End Council Plan Update pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider the report of the Leader of the Council providing an update on the delivery of the activities as outlined in the Council Plan 2022-24 to build a greener, fairer, better Gloucester.

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Blackfriars Priory Business Plan 2023-2028 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure presenting the 2023-28 Blackfriars Priory Business Plan and seeking support to enter the next lease agreement with English Heritage.

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Task and Finish Group Report – Damp and Mould pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To consider the report of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee Task and Finish Group on damp and mould in Gloucester’s rented accommodation.

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Date of Next Meeting

Monday 3rd July 2023 at 6.30pm in Civic Suite, North Warehouse.