Agenda and minutes

Overview, Scrutiny & Policy Development Committee - Monday, 4th November, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: 0.02 Chamber - Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY. View directions

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Appointment of Substitute Members

To receive a report on the appointment of Substitute Members.



Pursuant to the Council’s constitution the appointment of the following substitute Member was reported: - Councillor J Stirling for Councillor B Burdis.



Declarations of Interest

You are invited to declare any registerable and/or non registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest.


You are also invited to disclose any dispensation in relation to any registerable and/or non-registerable interests that have been granted to you in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.


Please complete the Declarations of Interests card available at the meeting and return it to the Democratic Services Officer before leaving the meeting.


There were no Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 2 September 2019.


Resolved that minute of the meeting held on 2 September 2019 be confirmed;



Efficiency Savings Programme:2019/20 Quarter 2:Progress Report pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To receive Quarter 2 position of key 2019/20 projects and business cases within the overall Efficiency Savings Programme.

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The Head of Resources attended the meeting and presented the Quarter 2 position of the Efficiency Savings Programme as at 30 September 2019.


The overall savings requirement for the 2019/20 business cases was £10.533m.


The update set out each project that would deliver the required savings whilst delivering priority outcomes within the agreed Efficiency Plan.


At the quarter two position;


·         £1.923m has been delivered against the overall target via project activities outlined in associated business cases;

·         A further £4.430m is expected to be delivered against the targets during the course of the financial year;

·         Another £1.400m of underachieving projects are projected to be achieved by management action mitigation in-year;

·         £2.780m of the overall target remains to be delivered at this stage of the financial year.


Particular focus was made to the position of the projects that showed RAG ratings that were red and further information was given to the Committee.  


It was AGREED that the Efficiency Savings Programme: 2019/20 Quarter 2: Progress be noted.