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Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: Emily Standbrook-Shaw, Policy and Improvement Officer  Email:

Note: This meeting will be recorded and will be available to view from Thursday 28th November 2019 

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Welcome and Housekeeping Arrangements


Apologies for Absence


Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting


Public Questions and Petitions

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public


Governance Review - Evidence Gathering Session 1 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer



1.00pm to 3.30pm – National Experts in Governance and Decision Making


Ian Parry – Centre for Public Scrutiny

John Cade – Institute for Local Government Studies

Judith Hurcombe – Local Government Association



3.30pm to 4.00pm – Discussion



4.00pm to 5.00pm – How Decision Making Currently Works in Sheffield City Council


Gillian Duckworth – Director of Legal and Governance

Laurie Brennan – Head of Policy and Partnerships/Statutory Scrutiny Officer







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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be a special meeting, and will be held on Thursday, 28th November, 2019, at 10.00 am, in the Town Hall