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Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham.

Contact: James McLaughlin, Head of Democratic Services  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 previous meetings pdf icon PDF 93 KB


To consider minutes of previous meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board and 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


To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any part of the agenda.

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 16 October 2019. Members of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board are invited to comment and make recommendations on the proposals contained within the report.


Adults Independent Advocacy Services - Commissioning and Procurement Approach pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Cabinet Portfolio:                 Adult Social Care and Health

Strategic Directorate:           Adult Care, Housing and Public Health

Additional documents:


Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Phase 2 – New Education Places pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Cabinet Portfolio:                 Children’s Services and Neighbourhood Working

Strategic Directorate:           Children and Young People’s Services

Additional documents:


Community Energy Switching Scheme pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Cabinet Portfolio:                 Jobs and the Local Economy

Strategic Directorate:           Regeneration and Environment

Additional documents:


Strategic Management and Maintenance of Rotherham's Highways pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Cabinet Portfolio:                 Waste, Roads and Community Safety

Strategic Directorate:           Regeneration and Environment


Additional documents:

For Discussion/Decision:-


Children's Commissioner's Takeover Challenge Scrutiny Review: Young Carers pdf icon PDF 117 KB


To receive the findings and recommendations arising from a spotlight review undertaken by Rotherham Youth Cabinet, together with Rotherham Young Carers Council, regarding improving access to leisure opportunities for young carers in Rotherham.

Additional documents:

For Information/Monitoring:-


Youth Cabinet/Young People's Issues


To receive an update on the activities of the Youth Cabinet and other Young People’s Issues.


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 - September to November 2019 pdf icon PDF 344 KB


To review and identify items for pre-decision scrutiny from the Forward Plan of Key Decisions covering the period from 1 September to 30 November 2019


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 Wednesday 3 October 2019 at 11.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.


Chief Executive.