Resources and Public Realm Scrutiny Committee
Thursday 7 February 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Conference Hall - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Bryony Gibbs, Governance Officer  020 8937 1355; Email:

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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Declarations of interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Chair's Report pdf icon PDF 71 KB

This report includes notes from the chair of the committee on the agenda for the February meeting, including reasons for the selection of topics, as well as work of the committee outside of public meetings.

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Parking and Electric Vehicle Charging pdf icon PDF 94 KB

This report informs the committee how the Council is implementing an electric vehicle charging network within the borough and also the management of larger vehicles parked on street in Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs).

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Complaints Annual Report 2017 - 2018 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

This annual report sets out complaints performance in Brent for the period April 2017 to March 2018 and focuses on the nature of complaints and the learning and improvements from complaints and Ombudsmen cases. 

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Food banks task group update pdf icon PDF 134 KB

This report provides an update of progress against the recommendations made by Resources and Public Realm Scrutiny Committee Task Group, as set out in their report ‘The Use of Food Banks in Brent’ in Nov 2017.


Budget proposals pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Budget Scrutiny Panel reviewed the Cabinet’s draft Budget proposals published in October 2018 and produced a report setting outs its recommendations. The Resources and Public Realm Scrutiny Committee considered and endorsed the Panel’s recommendations at its meeting on 15 January 2019. The Committee will now consider the final Budget proposals,  which are then due to be considered by the Cabinet at its meeting on 11 February 2019.


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Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.