Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 18 July 2024 5.00 pm

Venue: Conference Chamber, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3YU

Contact: Christine Brain: Democratic Services Officer  Email:

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Procedural matters




Any member who is substituting for another member should so indicate, together with the name of the relevant absent member.


Apologies for absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 14 March 2024 (copy attached).


Declarations of interest

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registerable or non-registrable interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda, no later than when that item is reached and, when appropriate, to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on the item.


Announcements from the Chair regarding responses from the Cabinet to reports of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Part 1 – public


Public participation

Members of the public who live or work in the district are welcome to speak and may ask one question or make a statement of not more than three minutes duration relating to items to be discussed in Part 1 of the agenda only.  If a question is asked and answered within three minutes, the person who asked the question may ask a supplementary question that arises from the reply.


The Constitution allows that a person who wishes to speak must register at least 15 minutes before the time the meeting is scheduled to start.


There is an overall limit of 15 minutes for public speaking, which may be extended at the Chair’s discretion.



Draft West Suffolk Annual Report (2023 to 2024) pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/009

Additional documents:


Housing Update pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/010



West Suffolk Markets Review Update pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/011



Suffolk County Council: Health Scrutiny Committee - 17 April 2024 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/012


Additional documents:


Cabinet Decisions Plan: 1 July 2024 to 31 May 2025 pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/013

Additional documents:


Work programme update pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report number: OAS/WS/24/014

Additional documents:

Part 2 – exempt