Council-owned Neighbourhood Parades Scrutiny Panel - Thursday, 14th October, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Ashurst Main Hall - The Charis Centre. View directions

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Apologies for Absence


Disclosures of Interest & Whipping Declarations

In accordance with the Council's Code of Conduct, councillors are reminded that it is a requirement to declare interests where appropriate.


Councillors must also declare if they are subject to their party group whip in relation to any items under consideration.




Minutes pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council-owned Neighbourhood Parades Scrutiny Panel held on 26 July 2021.




General Updates and Information

To receive any relevant updates and information from Panel members and officers.




Witness Sessions

The Panel has invited the following witnesses to attend the meeting to help inform the review:


-       Crawley Borough Council’s Neighbourhood Services Manager.

-       Members of staff from Graves Jenkins, the agency used for the letting of the Council’s commercial units.

-       Current tenants of Council-owned neighbourhood parades shops.


Whilst these individuals are anticipated to speak at the meeting, this may change subject to availability and at the discretion of the Chair.  Further witnesses may be called in addition to, or instead of, those listed above.




Evaluation of Scoping Framework pdf icon PDF 281 KB

To consider the previously agreed scoping framework and, in doing so:


·       Evaluate the Scrutiny Panel’s progress to date in examining all elements of the framework, and

·       Decide what information, if any, is required to ensure the framework is fully met.


The scoping framework is attached as Appendix A.




Date of Next Meeting

To confirm the date of the next meeting of the Panel.  Proposed dates include:


Thursday 4 November

Wednesday 8 December


Thursday 9 December.




Supplemental Agenda

Any urgent item(s) complying with Section 100(B) of the Local Government Act 1972.