Overview and Scrutiny - Resources - Tuesday, 27th September, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming. View directions

Contact: Kisi Smith-Charlemagne  Senior Governance Services Officer

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Apologies for Absence and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and note any substitutions



Declarations of Interests

To receive Members’ declarations of interests in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with Waverley’s Code of Local Government Conduct.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 163 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 20 June 2022 and published on the Council’s website.











Questions from Members of the Public

The Chairman to respond to any written questions received from members of the public in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.


The deadline for receipt of written questions is 5pm on Tuesday 20 September.


Questions from Members

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from Members in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.


The deadline for receipt of written questions is 5pm on Tuesday 20 September 2022.


Corporate Performance Report Q1 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

The Corporate Performance Report, set out at Annexe 1, provides an analysis of the Council’s performance for the first quarter of 2022-23. The report is being presented to each of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees for comment and any recommendations they may wish to make to the Joint Management Team or the Executive.



Jenny Sturgess and Heads of Service to highlight areas relating to this committees remit (pages to note are Pages [   ] of the Agenda papers).

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Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 675 KB

The Policy Overview & Scrutiny Committee is responsible for managing its work programme.


A Scrutiny Tracker has been produced to assist the Committee in monitoring the recommendations that have been agreed at its meetings. The Tracker details the latest position on the implementation of these recommendations and is attached as Part C of the work programme.



Collaboration with Guildford

The Committee are to receive a verbal update.


Business Transformation pdf icon PDF 137 KB

The Committee receives a regular update on the progress and BT Programme savings realisation. This report seeks to provide a written update on the current status of the Business Transformation Programme.




Members are invited to comment on the content of the report.


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Work Force Profile Update pdf icon PDF 491 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide a supplementary report following the Workforce Profile submission to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee in June 2022. At that meeting, Councillors asked for more information relating to recruitment and retention. This supplementary report provides that.


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Annual Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 288 KB

This report is in two parts.  The first part concerns complaints to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman about Waverley’s Services in 2020/21. This discharges the Monitoring Officer’s duty under section 5(2) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 to submit a formal report to the Council on complaints where, following an investigation, the LGSCO has found maladministration or service failure.


The second part of the report concerns complaints by Waverley’s tenants to the Housing Ombudsman Service.

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Housing Development Update pdf icon PDF 453 KB

The report provides the Committee with an update on Housing Development since the last report in June 2022.


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the following recommendation of the motion of the Chairman:




That pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the items, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the appropriate paragraph(s) of the revised Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act (to be specified at the meeting).


Property Investment Advisory Board Activity and quarterly update report

The purpose of this report is to update the Resources O&S Committee (the Committee) on the progress and work of the Property Investment Advisory Board (PIAB), which advises the Executive on property investment matters.  The update is detailed in Exempt Annexe 1.


This report also gives the Committee an update on the performance of the current portfolio projected to the end of the financial year (Exempt Annexe 2).


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