Tag Archives : scrutiny


Call to fishing industry to help shape future

Crews, trawler agents and businesses who make their living from fishing are being invited to give evidence at a select committee in Plymouth which could help shape the industry’s future. Councillor Jonny Morris, chair of the Council’s Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislation Overview and Scrutiny Committee is calling on those in the know to give expert […]


Apprentice to show committee inside of The Box

 A construction apprentice will be showing a special group of visitors around The Box building site this week to help tell another important side of its story – creating jobs and opportunities. Dylan Gilbery will be leading a hard hat tour for the city’s Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislative Change Overview and Scrutiny Committee around the […]


Brexit committee to hear about impact on construction industry

An ageing work force, regional competition for labour and increased demand for workers on house building sites all contribute to a continuing shortage of skilled construction workers – and that’s before the impact of Brexit takes effect. That’s the picture the city’s new Brexit, Infrastructure and legislative Change Overview and Scrutiny Committee will be getting […]


New committee to look at how Brexit will affect Plymouth

The potential impact of Brexit on Plymouth will come under the microscope in a new scrutiny committee that has been set up by the new administration. Papers have been published today for the first meeting of Brexit, Infrastructure and Legislative Change Overview Scrutiny Committee – which takes place on June 6 – and gives a […]


Consultation closes on draft Plan for Libraries

Almost 3,750 responses were received as part of our recent consultation on proposals to modernise Plymouth’s library services.  Our draft Plan for Libraries aims to make better use of resources and meet customers’ needs in more flexible ways. It includes proposals to invest in a smaller but better network of libraries so that they are all […]


Last chance to share your views on draft plans for Plymouth’s libraries

If you’ve not yet shared your views on plans to modernise the way library services are delivered in Plymouth you have just one week left. Whether you’re a regular visitor to the library, occasionally download eBooks online or don’t even have a membership card we want to hear from you. Visitor numbers and lending figures […]


Plans are developed for increasing recycling in Plymouth

Plans to modernise the way Plymouth deals with household waste and increase recycling in the city are to be considered by the Council’s Place and Corporate Overview Scrutiny Committee. A report to the committee says the city needs to modernise its waste collections in order to reach targets for recycling and make sure services can […]


Scrutiny asked for ideas for addressing Council’s funding challenge

The severe financial challenges facing Plymouth City Council as its funding reduces have been set out in a draft medium term financial strategy to be considered by the Council’s scrutiny on Wednesday. The strategy sets out the funding needed to provide Council services and deliver priorities for the city over the next three years. The […]