An extraordinary meeting of the
West of England Combined Authority
Overview and Scrutiny Committee
will be held on
Date: Tuesday 24 October 2017
Place: Somerdale Pavillion
Tiberius Road, Keynsham, BS31 6ER
1. EVACUATION PROCEDURE
In the event of a fire, please await direction from the Somerdale Pavilion staff who will help assist
with the evacuation. Please do not return to the building until instructed to do so by the fire
2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive apologies for absence from Members.
3. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST UNDER THE LOCALISM ACT 2011
Members who consider that they have an interest to declare are asked to: a) State the item number
in which they have an interest, b) The nature of the interest, c) Whether the interest is a disclosable
pecuniary interest, non-disclosable pecuniary interest or non-pecuniary interest. Any Member who is
unsure about the above should seek advice from the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting in order
to expedite matters at the meeting itself.
To consider and approve the minutes from 22 September 2017 of the West of England Combined
Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
5. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC
Members of the public can speak for up to 3 minutes each. The total time for this session is 30 minutes
so speaking time will be reduced if more than 10 people wish to speak.
If you wish to present a petition or make a statement and speak at the meeting, you are required to
give notice of your intention by noon on the working day before the meeting by e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. For this meeting, this means that your submission
must be received in this office by 12noon on Thursday, 23 October 2017.
If you wish to ask a question at the meeting, you are required to submit the question in writing to
email@example.com no later than 3 working days before the meeting. For
this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office by 5pm on Thursday,
19 October 2017.
Any member of the public in the West of England Combined Authority may present a petition at a
West of England Combined Authority Overview and Scrutiny Committee Meeting.
7. WEST OF ENGLAND DRAFT JOINT SPATIAL PLAN
To present the publication version of the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP) to the Scrutiny
Committee for their views which will be reported to the Joint Committee when they consider the
publication version JSP at their meeting on 30th October 2017.
8. FUNDING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FEASIBILITY STUDIES
To appraise the Scrutiny Committee of the forthcoming formal investment request to fund feasibility
studies and the development of business cases for strategically important infrastructure schemes within
the West of England Combined Authority area that will be considered at the WECA Committee on the
9. WEST OF ENGLAND COMBINED AUTHORITY AND MAYORAL BUDGET OUTTURN 2017/18
This Budget Outturn report will be considered by the WECA Committee at their meeting on 30th
10. LAST ITEM: ANY OTHER ITEM THE CHAIR DECIDES IS URGENT
Next meeting: 10 November 2017