Extraordinary Meeting, Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 26th November, 2020 12.30 pm, NEW

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Joel Hammond-Gant  Tel: 01270 686468 Email:

Note: The meeting spanned over two separate video recordings, both of which can be accessed below. 

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Meeting Recordings

The recordings of the video webcast of this meeting can be found at:


Session 1 –

Session 2 –


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 1 October 2020.



Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Declaration of Party Whip

To provide an opportunity for Members to declare the existence of a party whip in relation to any item on the agenda.


Public Speaking Time/Open Session

A total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to make a statement(s) on any matter that falls within the remit of the Committee. Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes, but the Chairman will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned, where there are a number of speakers.


Members of the public wishing to make a statement should provide notice in writing at least three clear working days before the meeting takes place.



Covid-19 Update pdf icon PDF 266 KB

Report to follow.


Council Tax Base 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider the report and submit any comments and feedback to Cabinet prior to its next meeting on 1 December 2020.

Additional documents:


Workplace Recovery pdf icon PDF 5 MB

To receive an update on the work undertaken since June 2020 through the Workplace Recovery programme.


Update from the (Best4Business) Joint Scrutiny Working Group

To receive a verbal update from members of the Joint Scrutiny Working Group following its meeting on 23 November 2020.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 188 KB

To review the council’s Forward Plan of key decisions.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To review the committee’s work programme.

Additional documents:


Pre-Budget Consultation 2021/22 - 2024/25 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider the Pre-Budget Consultation 2021/22 – 2024/25 in advance of it being agreed by Cabinet and the public consultation period begins.

Additional documents: