Performance and Finance Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 2nd December, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: County Hall, Chichester, PO19 1RQ

Contact: Rob Castle on 033 022 22546  Email:


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Part I

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2.00 pm


Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda.  They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting.  Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2021 (cream paper).

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Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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2.05 pm


End of September 2021 (Qtr 2) Quarterly Performance and Resources report pdf icon PDF 116 KB

A report by the Chief Executive and Director of Finance and Support Services setting out the corporate performance, finance, workforce, risk and capital programme positions as at the end of September 2021.


The Committee is asked to examine the data and supporting commentary for the Performance and Resources report and make any recommendations for action to the relevant Cabinet Member or Scrutiny Committee.

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3.05 pm


Growth Deals Programme pdf icon PDF 65 KB

A report by the Executive Director for Place Services, outlining  the progress of the programme.


Committee to consider the progress of the programme, achievement of the aims of the growth deals, and whether the programme meets the needs of the Economy Reset Plan.

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3.50 pm


Requests for Call-in

There have been no requests for call-in to the scrutiny committee within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting.  The Director of Law and Assurance will report any requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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Work Programme Planning and possible items for future scrutiny pdf icon PDF 116 KB

The Committee is asked to review its current draft work programme for the remainder of the County Council term.  The work programme attached reflects the changes to the work programme agreed at the previous meeting of this Committee.


The Committee is asked to review the extract of the Forward Plan of Key Decisions (Appendix A) and mention any items believed to be of relevance to the business of the scrutiny committee.  An update of any relevant changes to the Forward Plan will be tabled ahead of the meeting.


If any member puts forward such an item, the Committee’s role at this meeting is to assess, briefly, whether to refer the matter to its Business Planning Group (BPG) to consider in detail.

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4.00 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 31 January 2022 at 10.30am.  Probable agenda items include:

·         Draft Budget 2022/23


Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 19 January 2022.

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