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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 the previous meeting held on 11 September 2019


To consider the minutes of the previous meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Board and approve them as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


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.

For Discussion/Decision:-


Update - Overview and Scrutiny Management Board work programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive an update on the work programme

Additional documents:


Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny in Local Government pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider any learning or improvements that can be made to scrutiny in Rotherham arising from the recommendations of the Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny in Local and Combined Authorities.

Additional documents:

For Information/Monitoring:-


Children's Services Financial Monitoring and Review 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

To receive an update on implementation of CYPS’ two-year budget recovery plan to reduce the budget pressures from previous years (£15.7m in 2018/19) and deliver budget savings.

Additional documents:


Council Plan Quarter 1 (April to June 2019) Areas for Improvement pdf icon PDF 185 KB

To discuss the measures highlighted as areas for improvement, within the exception report and the actions required to improve performance.

Additional documents:


Annual Compliments and Complaints Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To receive an outline the complaints and compliments that the Council received in 2018/19 in line with statutory requirements and identify key trends within complaints and compliments over a five year period.

Additional documents:


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.



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 16 October 2019 at 11.00 a.m. at Rotherham Town Hall.


Chief Executive.