Chairman: Councillor Robinson
Venue: Room S01e, Church Square House, 30-40 High Street, Scunthorpe
Time: 2 p.m.
2. Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).
3. Executive Summary of Budget Reports 2020/21
3.1 Discussion and questions with Becky McIntyre, Director: Governance and Partnerships, Adam Hopley, Principal Accountant (Financial Planning) and Mark Kitching, Accountancy Shared Service Manager.
3.2 Next stages (if any).
4. Any other items that the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances that must be specified.
PRESENT: – Councillor Robinson in the chair.
Councillors Gosling (Vice-Chair) and Longcake.
The panel met at Church Square House, Scunthorpe.
32 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) - There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests.
No whip was declared.
33 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF BUDGET REPORTS 2020/21 - The Chairman welcomed Becky McIntyre, Adam Hopley and Mark Kitching to the meeting, the council’s Director: Governance and Partnerships, Principal Accountant (Financial Planning) and Accountancy Shared Service Manager respectively.
Mrs McIntyre, Mr Hopley and Mr Kitching had been invited to the meeting to discuss with members the financial reports that would be considered by Council at its budget setting meeting on 26 February 2020.
The scrutiny panel was guided through a comprehensive presentation that highlighted the key areas contained within the Council budget papers.
Following the conclusion of the presentation, the Chairman invited scrutiny panel members to comment on the matters discussed during the presentation.
Resolved - (a) That the Director: Governance and Partnerships, Principal Accountant (Financial Planning) and Accountancy Shared Service Manager, be thanked for their attendance, presentation and for answering scrutiny panel members questions, and (b) that the presentation be received with thanks.
34 ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.