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Meeting Details

Finance and Value for Money Overview and Scrutiny Commission
23 Oct 2020 - 09:30 to 13:00
  • Documents
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  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests



Standard Items
1 Apologies
To receive apologies for those Members who are unable to attend the meeting.
2 Declarations of Interest
To remind Members of the need to record the existence and nature of any Personal and Discloseable Pecuniary interest in items on the agenda, in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.

(Members Code of Conduct - Part D1 of the Constitution)
Public Items
3 Portfolio Holder for Economic Investment, Regeneration and Planning, Land and Property Priorities

To inform the Commission of the Portfolio Holder's priorities for 2020/21, giving the opportunity to monitor delivery and request further information.  Areas within the Commission's remit are Property and Asset Management, Major Projects and Capital Programme Delivery.

4 Portfolio Holder for Corporate Services Priorities

To inform the Commission of the Portfolio Holder's priorities for 2020/21, giving the opportunity to monitor delivery and request further information. Areas within the Commission's remit are ICT, Procurement and Human Resources.

5 Director of Finance & Transformation Presentation

To update the Commission on any service, policy or strategy developments that fall within the remit of the Commission, with a view to the Commission including them in the future work programme if it is considered appropriate.

To update Members on the latest expectations informing the Medium Term Financial Plan and to seek Cabinet approval to launch consultation on budget proposals relating to 2021/22.

To consider the second formal report for the financial year 2020-21 which explains the current position, gives reasons for the most significant variances, and sets out the management actions being taken where appropriate.

To provide the Commission with an overview of the budget for Children’s Safeguarding Service, how the budget is influenced by demand levels, what performance measures are used to monitor this and the service actions to control.  and mitigate overspending while improving quality.

To seek authority for the Council to extend the current support and maintenance contract of the Capita ONE Education Management System (EMS) for a further 2 years, and to seek authority to undertake a procurement process for a new EMS contract.

To seek approval to procure a single managed service contract for the supply of all food ingredients, for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend for up to a further two, 1 year periods.

To seek approval from Cabinet to undertake the procurement of services to be administered by the Warm Homes Team.

To consider how, subject to formal confirmation of the approval of the MHCLG, to agree for the Council to accept the funding of approximately £798,484 which will be issued via a resource grant, and how the funding will be spent.

To agree to the drawdown of £730k Next Steps Accommodation Programme funding from the MHCLG, and its allocation to contribute to the Council’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic to provide accommodation to rough sleepers or those at risk of rough sleeping.

Exempt Items

Meeting Documents

There are no separate meeting documents but there may be meeting documents assigned to the Agenda.


Declarations of Interests


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