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

Contact: Hannah O'Brien, Governance Officer  Tel: 020 8937 1339; Email:  hannah.O'

Note: Due to the current limits on meeting venue capacity at the Civic Centre any press and public wishing to attend this meeting are encouraged to follow proceedings via the live webcast. The link to follow the meeting is available via the Livestreaming page on the Democracy in Brent section of the Council's website or link on the front page of the published meeting agenda. 


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Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members

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Declarations of interests

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

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Deputations (if any)

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

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Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 239 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Tuesday 14 September 2021 as a correct record.

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Matters arising (if any)

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

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Topical Issue - Flood Risk Management pdf icon PDF 322 KB

To inform the Committee of the roles and obligations that the Council has in managing flooding and drainage matters in the borough as Lead Local Flood Authority and Highway Authority, and the roles and responsibilities of other organisations in flood management. The report also informs the Committee on the measures the Council undertakes to mitigate the risk of flooding.

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Safer Brent Partnership Annual Report 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

The purpose of this report is to present to the scrutiny committee the Safer Brent Partnership – Annual Report 2020/21.  The report also provides a summary of the key issues and an update on the delivery of the Safer Brent Partnership (SBP) priorities and objectives for 2020-21.

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Knife Crime Scrutiny Review pdf icon PDF 353 KB

To receive an update and review implementation of the Knife Crime scrutiny recommendations agreed by Cabinet on 14 October 2019.

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Information Report: Brent Climate & Ecological Emergency Strategy Update - Year one delivery plan (2021-2022) pdf icon PDF 361 KB

The purpose of this information report is provide an update to the Resources and Public Realm Scrutiny Committee on the progress being made on the first year (2021-2022) delivery plan set out within Brent’s Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy, which was adopted by Cabinet and formally put into action in April 2021.

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Progress Report pdf icon PDF 425 KB

To receive a report providing a brief summary update on issues previously considered by the committee, including responses to information requests made, updates on reports and recommendations to the Executive and the Executive response and Executive decision made in respect of scrutiny reports and recommendations.

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Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 502 KB

To review the Forward Plan of Key Decisions for any issues that the Committee may wish to consider.


Members are asked to note that the next version of the Forward Plan is due to be published on Friday 5 November 21.  This item has therefore been marked as “To Follow” in order to allow the latest version of the Plan to be provided for review.


(Agenda republished on 9 November 21 to include latest version (No.42) of the Forward Plan)

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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 her representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.

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