Scrutiny Commission
Thursday, 13 December 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: De Montfort Suite, Hinckley Hub

Contact: Rebecca Owen  Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Apologies and substitutions


Minutes pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 November 2018.


Additional urgent business by reason of special circumstances

To be advised of any additional items of business which the Chairman decides by reason of special circumstances shall be taken as matters of urgency at this meeting.


Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council's code of conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.  This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.



To hear any questions in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 12.


Affordable Housing Delivery pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To provide the annual review of affordable housing in the borough.


Planning appeals update pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To update members on progress of planning appeals.

Additional documents:


Universal credit pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To update members on Universal Credit and its impact on current tenant debt levels.


Scrutiny Commission Work Programme 2016-18 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Work programme attached.


Minutes of Finance & Performance Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes of Finance & Performance Scrutiny on 5 November are attached for information.


Any other items of business which the Chairman decides have to be dealt with as matters of urgency

As announced under item 3.


Matters from which the public may be excluded

To consider the passing of a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the public from the undermentioned item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 of Schedule 12A of the 1972 Act.


Martinshaw Lane - review of housing project

Report of the Martinshaw Lane Task & Finish Group attached. Members are asked to adopt the report.


Due to the information contained within the report (information relating to individuals, information which may identify an individual, information relating to financial or business affairs and information subject to legal professional privilege), this report is to be taken in private session and must not be shared with anyone other than members of the Scrutiny Commission or the relevant ward councillors. Members are asked to consider releasing this report and redactions required to be able to do so.