Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday 13 October 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room G02A - 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH. View directions

Contact: Everton Roberts  Phone: 020 7525 7221 E-mail:

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Part A - Open Business



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    To receive any apologies for absence.


Notification of any items of business which the chair deems urgent

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    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear working days of the meeting.


Disclosure of interests and dispensations

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    Members to declare any interests and dispensations in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.



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    To approve as correct records the Minutes of the open section of the meetings held on 9 February, 3 March, 22 March and 8 July 2021.

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Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting as Crime and Disorder Committee

At least one ordinary meeting of the overview and scrutiny committee (or commission) will act as the crime and disorder committee for the year.


This meeting is therefore being held in 2 parts.  The first part of the meeting will be held as the crime and disorder committee, followed by the ordinary business as listed from items 6 onwards.


Crime and Disorder - Review of Southwark Community Safety Partnership Activity and Progress against the Plan


Briefing from Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport - Re-opening of Rye Lane to Buses / Street Space Trials

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    To receive a briefing from the Cabinet Member for Transport, Parks and Sport on the re-opening of Rye Lane to buses and on the various Streetspace trials/reviews in the borough.

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Borough Plan Performance Challenge Update


Scrutiny Review of Regeneration in the Borough - Draft Report

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    To consider the draft report arising from the scrutiny review of regeneration in the borough.


Replacement of Vice-Chair - Housing and Community Engagement Scrutiny Commission

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    The Liberal Democrat group whip has requested that Councillor Damian O’Brien replace Councillor Anood Al-Samerai as vice-chair of the housing and community engagement scrutiny commission.


    The appointment of chairs and vice-chairs to scrutiny commissions is reserved to overview and scrutiny committee.  Accordingly overview and scrutiny committee is requested to appoint Councillor Damian O’Brien as vice-chair of the housing and community engagement scrutiny commission with immediate effect.


Work Programme

Discussion of any other open items as notified at the start of the meeting.