Agenda and minutes

Policy and Performance Scrutiny Panel - Thursday, 9 March 2023 6:45 pm

Venue: Rooms 11/12/13, Eastleigh House, Upper Market Street, Eastleigh SO50 9YN

Contact: Nikki Dunne, Democratic Services Officer; Tel: 023 8068 8298; Email:  Natalie Wigman, Corporate Director Tel: 023 8068 8405 Email:

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Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare interests in relation to items of business on the agenda.  Any interests declared will be recorded in the Minutes.


There were no declarations of interest in relation to items of business on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 February 2023.


It was AGREED -


That the Minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 9 February 2023 be confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Public Participation

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There was no public participation on this occasion.


Chair's Report


The Chair thanked Members for their contribution to the Panel over the past year. A special thanks was given to Councillor Tyson-Payne who has been an asset to this Committee.


Update from Task and Finish Groups


The update from the Housing Task and Finish Group was given under Item 8. There were no other updates.


Planning Task and Finish Report pdf icon PDF 169 KB

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Councillor Broomfield introduced the report and outlined its purpose. The Planning Manager explained that improvements have been made to the process, including signposting the website so that it is clearer to the public.


Councillors Broomfield and Gomer thanked the Officers involved for their contribution to the Task and Finish Group.




That Policy and Performance Scrutiny Panel noted the content of the report and the actions set out in Appendix 1 and passed these recommendations to Cabinet.


Housing Policy pdf icon PDF 177 KB

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Councillor Duguid introduced the report and explained that the first three Tranches have now been tabled. Tranche 5 was due to come to this Committee in June.




That Policy & Performance Scrutiny Panel considered the fourth tranche of policies (Tenancy Support Policy, Domestic Abuse Policy, Specialist Accommodation Lettings Policy, Safeguarding (Housing) Policy and Mutual Exchange Policy).


Cabinet Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 219 KB


The Panel considered the Forward Plan of Key Decisions.


It was AGREED that the report be noted.


Policy and Performance Scrutiny Panel's Work Programme pdf icon PDF 326 KB


Panel members considered their Work Programme.


It was AGREED that the Work Programme be noted.