Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Friday, 15th November, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room A, Wellington House, Leeds

Contact: Khaled Berroum, Scrutiny Officer 

Note: Start time moved from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests


Possible exclusion of the press and public


Minutes of the meeting held on 13 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 174 KB


Employment & Skills, apprenticeships and the Skills Commission pdf icon PDF 463 KB

To understand the work and aims of the national Skills Commission led by the Chair of the Combined Authority, Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, and how it seeks to address concerns in the current apprenticeships and skills landscape. Rashik Parmar, Chair of the Employment & Skills Panel, has also been invited to attend.

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Strategic updates and performance monitor pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To monitor and scrutinise progress on major strategic issues such as corporate performance (KPI), budget and the risk of ‘cliff edge funding’, devolution and the Local Industrial Strategy.

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Scrutiny Work Programme pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To consider the work programme, scrutinise key decisions, monitor any live issues not on the agenda and receive updates from spokespersons and working group leaders:

-   Cllr Harrand, Chair & corporate / strategic issues spokesperson

-   Cllr Baker, Deputy Chair & environment spokesperson

-   Cllr Baines, economy spokesperson

-   Cllr Foster, transport spokesperson

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Date of the next meeting - 17 January 2020