Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee - Wednesday, 17th November, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: the Council Chamber - Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN

Contact: Neil Carr  Democratic & Electoral Services Specialist


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 252 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 18 October 2021.



Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Question Time

To answer any public questions.


A period of 30 minutes will be allowed for members of the public to ask questions submitted under notice.


The Council welcomes questions from members of the public about the work of this Committee.


Subject to meeting certain timescales, questions can relate to general issues concerned with the work of the Committee or an item which is on the Agenda for this meeting.  For full details of the procedure for submitting questions please contact the Democratic Services Section on the numbers given below or go to


Member Question Time

To answer any Member questions.


Recovery Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider progress against the Council’s Covid19 Recovery Strategy.

Additional documents:


Anti-Poverty Strategy

To consider an update on the process for developing the Council’s Anti-Poverty Strategy.

Additional documents:


Unlawful Encampments pdf icon PDF 238 KB

To consider the annual update on unlawful encampments in the Borough and progress on measures to increase site provision for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller families.

Additional documents:


Enhanced Partnership for Local Bus Services pdf icon PDF 259 KB

To scrutinise the next steps in implementing the Bus Service Improvement Plan including the development of an Enhanced Partnership with service operators.


Consideration of the current Executive Forward Programme pdf icon PDF 307 KB

To consider the current published version of the Executive Forward Programme.


Committee Work Programmes pdf icon PDF 296 KB

To discuss the work programme of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee and Overview and Scrutiny Committees.


Action Tracker pdf icon PDF 238 KB

To consider the latest Action Tracker Report.

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent

A Supplementary Agenda will be issued by the Chief Executive if there are any other items to consider under this heading.