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No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments

To receive any Apologies for Absence from Members of the Committee, and to receive details of any temporary appointments.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any Declariations of Interest from Members of the Committee on any items to be considered at the meeting.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 29 February 2024, and to note the actions arising from previous meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

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Chairs Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.


Participation of the Public

To receive any submissions from members of the public, in accordance with the Council’s Rules of Procedure.


Anyone who lives in the District, or who pays council tax or business rates to the Council, is eligible to read a statement or express an opinion at this meeting.


Registrations to address the Committee are made by sending a written submission of no more than 750 words to [email protected], no later than 10.00am on the working day before the meeting.


Mobile Network Coverage


To receive a presentation from Gareth Elliott, Director of Policy and Communications at Mobile UK, as a result of a Motion considered by Council on 27 September 2023 regarding mobile network coverage across the District.



That the Committee Resolves to:

1.    Note the contents of the presentation from the Director of Policy and Communications.



  • Gareth Elliott,  Director of Policy and Communications at Mobile UK;
  • Councillor Andy Graham – Leader of the Council;
  • Phil Martin – Assistant Director, Business Services.


Report back on Recommendations pdf icon PDF 190 KB

For the Committee to note the Executive’s response to any recommendations arising from the previous Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting.


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 79 KB


To formulate an Overview and Scrutiny Committee work plan for 2024/25.



That the Committee notes and comments on the draft work programme.

Additional documents:


Executive Work Programme pdf icon PDF 135 KB


To give the Committee the opportunity to comment on the Executive Work Programme.



That the Committee agrees which items on the Executive Work Programme should be subject to pre-decision scrutiny and the priority order of those items.