Agenda and minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday 19 June 2019 5.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1, Beech Hurst, Weyhill Road, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 3AJ

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Minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2019




That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2019 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.


Updates on Panels

Lead Members to update the Committee on the progress of their Panels (10 mins)


The Future of Hospitals in Andover and Romsey – The scoping report is being prepared and will be brought back to the next Committee meeting for approval.  The Chairman asked for further volunteers to sit on the panel and Councillors Hamilton and Andersen will join Councillor Baverstock (Lead Member), Bailey, Brooks, Gidley and Parker.


Armed Forces Covenant – Councillor Borg Neal/Hamilton will be joined on the panel by Councillor Rowles, Cooke, Donnelly and Burley.  The first meeting of the panel will take place shortly in order to scope the review for approval by the Committee.


Appointment to Budget and Audit Panels

To appoint Members to the Budget and Audit Panels (10 minutes)


The Chairman proposed that Councillor Brooks be the Lead Member for the Budget Panel together with Councillors Baverstock, Parker, Meyer and Councillor Flood be invited to attend meetings as the Portfolio Holder. This was seconded and having put to the vote was agreed.


It was also agreed that the appointment of members to the Audit Panel be deferred until the next Committee meeting.




That the Budget panel comprise of Councillor Brooks (Lead Member) together with Councillors Baverstock, Meyer, Parker and Councillor Flood to be invited to attend meetings as the Portfolio Holder (co-opted).


Review of Corporate Action Plan 2015-19 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

A presentation by the Leader of the Council which will review how the Council made progress through its Corporate Action Plan over the last four years (30 minutes).


The Leader of the Council presented a report on the delivery of the Corporate Action Plan over the last four years. 


The Corporate Action Plan which ran for the lifetime of the Council’s Corporate Plan was updated annually.  It showed in detail how the Council was making progress against its priority aims.  The Leader’s presentation gave an overview of the progress made across the four years of the last Corporate Plan as a whole.  Over the last four years the Council had made significant progress against its previous priorities of live, work, enjoy and contribute through the delivery of major projects which formed the basis of the Leader’s presentation to committee.


A report highlighting the progress made through the Corporate Action Plan 2015-19 would be published on the Council’s website.




1.  That the progress made through the Corporate Action Plan in year four and the overall progress made during the period of the last Corporate Plan 2015-19, be endorsed.


2.   That a vote of thanks be extended to the Leader and his team for the success of the Corporate Plan 2015/19 and continuing success with the new Corporate Plan.











Programme of Work for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To enable Members to keep the Committee’s future work programme under review (10 minutes)

Additional documents:


The Chairman reminded Members of the date of the Away Day in July which would be held on Saturday 13 July at Longstock Village Hall starting at 9.15am.  This would be an opportunity for Members to consider the entire work programme and discuss future development for Committee Members.


It was agreed that the Portfolio Holder presentation in July be undertaken by Councillor Ward, Portfolio Holder for Community and Leisure.