Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 11th March 2020 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Jenny Kay, Democratic Services - telephone (01524) 582065 or email 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence



Minutes of the Meeting held on 12th February, 2020 (previously circulated). 


Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair


Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Councillors should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 



Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is recommended to pass the following recommendations in relation to the following item(s):-


“That, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business, on the grounds that it could involve the possible disclosure of exempt information, as defined in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of that Act.”





Future High Streets Project

The Director for Economic Growth & Regeneration will provide a presentation.


Discussions with Councillor John Reynolds

Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Planning Policy:-


·         Planning including local plan

·         Conservation & Urban Design

·         Development & Building Control

·         Compulsory Purchase

·         Transport

·         Climate change resilience

·         Neighbourhood plans

·         Parking


Councillor John Reynolds has been invited to the meeting for this item.


Work Programme

To consider any issues that the Committee may wish to add to the Work Programme.