Moved, People Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 22 April 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Room 2&3 - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: Scrutiny Team  Email:

Link: video link

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Introduction and Welcome


Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declaration of Interests - see guidance note on the back page


Petitions and Public Addresses

Members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting in person or ‘virtually’ through an online connection.


To facilitate ‘hybrid’ meetings we are asking that requests to speak are submitted by no later than 9.00 a.m. four working days before the meeting, i.e., 9.00 a.m. on Tuesday 16 April 2024. Requests to speak should be sent to  


If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit a written statement of your presentation to ensure that, if the technology fails, your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9.00 a.m. two working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than one A4 sheet.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 251 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 18 January 2024 (POSC4) and to receive information arising from them.


The Committee is recommended to AGREE the minutes as a true and accurate record having raised any necessary amendments.


Adult Social care Assurance Update pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Cllr Tim Bearder, Cabinet member for Adult Social Care, and Karen Fuller, Corporate Director for Adult Social Care, have been invited to present a report setting out information on preparations for CQC Assurance and the development of a self-assessment for Adult Social Care.  The report is also to provide an update on the recent Local Government Association Peer Challenge.


The Committee is asked to consider the report and raise any questions, and to AGREE any recommendations it wishes to make to Cabinet arising therefrom.

Additional documents:


Forward Plan and Committee Business pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Recognising that it will be for the Committee as appointed in the next civic year to confirm the work programme, the Committee is recommended to IDENTIFY items it would wish to consider in the 2024/25 civic year, taking account of the Cabinet Forward Plan and of the Budget Management Monitoring Report.

Additional documents:


Action and Recommendation Tracker pdf icon PDF 46 KB

The Committee is recommended to NOTE the status of current actions and recommendations, having raised any questions on their contents.  The Committee is reminded that those pertaining to the new Education and Young People Overview & Scrutiny Committee have been removed.


Responses from Cabinet

None have been received since the previous meeting.

Close of meeting