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Published on 12 October 2015

12 October 2015

Dear Councillor

You are invited to a meeting of the above Committee which will take place on MONDAY, 12 October 2015 in the Council Chamber, Forde House, Newton Abbot at 10.00 am.

Yours sincerely

NEIL AGGETT
Democratic Services Manager

Distribution:
The Members of the Overview & Scrutiny Committee as named below:
Councillors: Haines (Chairman), Price (Vice Chairman), Bladon, Brodie, Bullivant, Clarance, Colclough, Connett, Cox, Dennis, Dewhirst, Ford, Fusco, Golder, Grainger, Hocking, Hook, Jeffery, Johnson-King, Kerswell, Matthews, Mayne, Nutley, Orme, Parker, Prowse, Smith, Thorne, Walters and Winsor.

A link to the agenda on the Council's website is emailed FOR INFORMATION (less reports (if any) containing Exempt Information referred to in Part II of the agenda), to:
(1) All other Members of the Council
(2) Representatives of the Press
(3) Requesting Town and Parish Councils

 If Councillors have any questions relating to predetermination or interests in items on this Agenda, please contact the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting

Local Government Act 1972 (Section 100 and Schedule 12A) - Reports in Part II of this agenda which contain exempt information are confidential.

Public Access Statement

• There is an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions at this meeting. Please submit your questions to comsec@teignbridge.gov.uk by 12 Noon on Thursday before the meeting.

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• Reports in Part I of this agenda are for public information. Any reports in Part II are exempt from publication due to the information included, under the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985.

A G E N D A

PART I
(Open to the Public)

Note:
Executive Members may observe proceedings
Executive Members may be invited to speak by the Chairman of the Committee

1. Apologies for absence.

2. Minutes of meeting of the Committee held on 21 September 2015 (previously circulated).

3. Agreement of the agenda between Parts I and II.

4. Declarations of interest.

5. Matters of urgency or report especially brought forward with the permission of the Chairman.

6. Call-in - to consider any call-ins.

Scrutiny

7. Universal Credit - a presentation from the Department for Work & Pensions will provide an overview of Universal Credit, the impact it is likely to have on our residents, and the steps we are taking to support claimants moving onto this new benefit.

8. First Great Western Presentation on the main railway line through the district.

Future Programming

9. Executive Forward Plan - to note the contents of Forward Plan and to raise any items for inclusion on the Committee's Work Programme

10. Work Programme - to identify areas of work for future meetings of the Committee.

PART II
(Private)

Nil

Minutes of Meeting