Overview and Scrutiny Management Board - Wednesday 6 July 2022 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - Rotherham Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2TH

Contact: Caroline Webb, Senior Governance Adviser Tel: 01709 822765 email:  The webcast can be viewed at

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive the apologies of any Member who is unable to attend the meeting.



Minutes of the previous meeting held on 11 May 2022 and 27 May 2022 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board held on 11 May 2022 and 27 May 2022 and to approve them as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

Additional documents:


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.


Questions from Members of the Public and the Press

To receive questions relating to items of business on the agenda from members of the public or press who are present at the meeting.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

Agenda Item 6 has an exempt appendix. Therefore, if necessary when considering that item, the Chair will move the following resolution:


That under Section 100(A) 4 of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of such Act indicated, as now amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006.


Items for Pre-Decision Scrutiny

In accordance with the outcome of the Governance Review in 2016, the following items are submitted for pre-scrutiny ahead of the Cabinet meeting on 11 July 2022. Members of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board are invited to comment and make recommendations on the proposals contained within the report.


Annual Housing Development Report - 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Cabinet Portfolio: Housing


Strategic Directorate: Adult Care, Housing and Public Health


Additional documents:

For Discussion/Decision:-


Children's Commissioners Takeover Challenge - Climate Change pdf icon PDF 356 KB

To consider the report and recommendations from the Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge – Climate Change held on 16 March 2022.




That the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board:


1.    Receive the report and recommendations outlined in Appendix 1.


2.    Agree that the report and recommendations be forwarded to Cabinet for response.


Additional documents:

For Information/Monitoring:-


Work Programme 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 255 KB

To consider the Board’s Work Programme.


Work in Progress - Select Commissions

To receive updates from the Chairs of the Select Commission on work undertaken and planned for the future.



Forward Plan of Key Decisions - 1 June 2022 to 31 August 2022 pdf icon PDF 473 KB

To review and identify items for pre-decision scrutiny from the Forward Plan of Key Decisions covering the period from 1 June 2022 – 31 August 2022.


Call-in Issues

To consider any issues referred for call-in from recent Cabinet meetings.


Urgent Business

To determine any item which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date and time of next meeting

The next meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board will be held on 14 September 2022 at 10am at Rotherham Town Hall.


Chief Executive.