Agenda

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Contact: Nikoleta Nikolova, Governance Officer  tel: 0208 937 1587, Email: Nikoleta.Nikolova@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

2.

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.

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To approve the attached minutes from the previous meeting on 27 March 2019 as a correct record.

4.

Matters arising (if any)

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

5.

Deputations (if any)

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

6.

Petitions (if any)

To discuss any petitions from members of the public, in accordance with Standing Order 66.

7.

Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This report provides the Housing Scrutiny Committee with an overview of the handling arrangements for anti-social behaviour complaints perpetrated or affected by resident living in homes and/or estates managed by the Council. In particular, it provides clarity surrounding cases managed by Brent Housing Management and those referred to the Council’s Community Protection Team.

8.

Rent Arrears (including Registered Providers) pdf icon PDF 136 KB

This report is to provide the Housing Scrutiny Committee with analysis of the Council’s rent collection and arrears. It provides detail on rent collection performance for 2018-19. The report outlines some of the key factors influencing rent collection and arrears recovery and describes what action is being taken to maximise collection. Specific focus is given to describing what constitutes technical arrears, small arrears/low levels of debt and how these are managed

9.

Fire Safety pdf icon PDF 137 KB

This report is to update the Housing Scrutiny Committee on the progress made regarding fire safety in the borough, following the unfortunate Grenfell tragedy.

10.

Draft Tackling Financial Exclusion Strategy pdf icon PDF 100 KB

The report presents the draft tackling financial exclusion strategy and delivery plan and outlines the proposed next steps in the process.

Additional documents:

11.

Service Provision on Housing Estates Task Group pdf icon PDF 81 KB

The report updates committee members with the report from the members’ overview and scrutiny task group which was set up to review service provision on estates in Brent.

Additional documents:

12.

Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

13.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 119 KB

14.

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.