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Apologies for absence


An apology for absence were received from Cllr Emma Elliot, Cllr Ejaz Aslam, and Cllr Gavin Larkins. Cllr Derek Ashenden Cllr Helen Ashenden, and Cllr Lee Croxton substituted.


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The minutes of the Overview Scrutiny Committee held on Thursday, 04 January 2024 were agreed and signed by the Chair.



To declare any interests which members may have on the items contained on this agenda. When declaring an interest members must state what their interest is.


No declarations of interest were made.



Private Items

To move, if required, that pursuant to section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 that the public be excluded from any items included in Part B of the agenda because it is likely in view of the nature of business to be transacted that if members of the public are present during those items, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of schedule 12A of the Act.


Call Ins

Items called in from the Cabinet meeting of <DATE>


(Please bring the Cabinet agenda for <DATE> previously circulated to Members).



The Overview Scrutiny Committee considered and discussed in detail the Part B information pertaining to the acquisition of land assets.


The Director (Communities and Inclusive Growth), the Cabinet Member for Strategic Environment and the Assistant Head of Legal Services (Place), provided the committee with further information which needed to remain confidential at this stage.


The cabinet member Strategic Environment left the chamber in accordance with section 13.1.1 of the council’s constitution, whilst the committee considered what conclusion should be reached.


The committee noted the report on the basis that the cabinet member, having heard the discussions, would be able to feedback to cabinet for awareness.