Overview and Scrutiny

Services Committee

The role of the Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee is to review and scrutinise public facing services delivered by the Council, with the exception of those within the remit of the Schools and Learning and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committees. The Committee will scrutinise the quality and performance of these services.

The remit and scope of the Committee in relation to Council services, and divisions within these services, is as follows:

  • Infrastructure
  • Environment and Civil Contingencies
  • Housing
  • Building Maintenance
  • Planning
  • Property
  • Public Protection
  • Economic Development and Regeneration
  • Cultural Services
  • Leisure Services
  • Revenues and Benefits

The Committee has 13 members and will meet at least five times per year. Details of Committee members and future meetings, along with the Committee Work Programme can be found via the links below. 

Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee Forward Work Programme

Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee (opens new window)

26 September 2022

Standing / Re-occurring Items

  • Item: Delivery of the Planning Service
  • Purpose: Update report on the Planning department including time scales, jobs completed, Covid effects, enforcement, planning applications.  Update on Phosphate Issues
  • Head of Planning to provide her vision for the Service and then in January to measure how it is going.
  • Item: Enforcement update including dog fouling
  • Purpose: Update Report
  • Item: Leisure Function Report
  • Purpose: To report on the function of the Leisure Facilities throughout the County.
  • Item: Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report         
  • Purpose: Annual report on Overview and Scrutiny Committee work 2021-22

15 November 2022

Standing / Re-occurring Items

  • Item: Visit Pembrokeshire
  • Purpose: Update Report
  • Item: Regeneration Programme
  • Purpose: Bi-annual update report to include an update on the second tranche of levelling up funding including process for arriving at bids and how survey results from ‘Have your say’are taken on board.
  • Item: Flood prevention work
  • Purpose: Annual update on the progress of works.  Subject to funding being in place – otherwise defer.
  • Item: Service Performance Data
  • Purpose: To provide the Committee with Service Performance Data including Disabled Facilities Grants

17 January 2023

Standing / Re-occurring Items

  • Item: Delivery of the Planning Service
  • Purpose: Update report on the Planning department including time scales, jobs completed, Covid effects, enforcement, planning applications.  Update on Phosphate Issues
  • Head of Planning to provide her vision for the Service and then in January to measure how it is going
  • Item: Property Service
  • Purpose: Report on implementation of Audit Wales review recommendations/action plan
  • Item: Emergency Response update
  • Purpose: To receive an update report on Business Continuity planning and Emergency Preparedness / Strategic Recovery Co-ordination Group.
  • Item: County Council Budget 2022-23
  • Purpose: To scrutinise proposals for the County Council Budget and Council Tax levels for 2022-23

21 March 2023

Standing / Re-occurring Items

  • Item: Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report         
  • Purpose: Annual report on Overview and Scrutiny Committee work 2021-22
  • Item: Housing, Building Repairs and Maintenance
  • Purpose: Annual update
  • Item: Performance update on PCC Bus company and school transport acquisition
  • Purpose: To scrutinise the business case and ongoing performance following the purchase.
  • Item: Pembrokeshire Nature Partnership
  • Purpose: To scrutinise the work of the Pembrokeshire Nature Partnership

 

 

 

 

 

 

ID: 547, revised 10/10/2022
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