Hounslow Council

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow. View directions

Contact: Irene Bowles, Email: irene.bowles@hounslow.gov.uk, 020 8583 2075 

No. Item


Apologies, Declarations of Interest or Any Other Communications from Members


Apologies had been received from Councillors Khulique Malik and Candice Atterton. There were no declarations of interest.


The Chair welcomed Cllr Amrit Mann, Cllr Dunne and Peter Matthew to the Meeting. Cllr Sue Sampson arrived the meeting at 7:25 and gave her apologies for lateness.



Minutes of Meeting Held on 22 March 2016 & Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 169 KB



The minutes of the meeting held 22 March were agreed as a true and accurate record, and were signed by the Chair.


Matters arising from the minutes


SERCO Parking Contract Update


The Chair noted that officers and the then Cabinet portfolio member, had been critical of SERCO’s performance including the strong language used at page 2 para (e) and the wider discussions. 


Resolved: That the panel continues to monitor the performance of this contract and include this in their work programme. The panel also to receive the report from the Member Working Group and to work with OSC on how best to support Cabinet with issues raised in the report.


CPZ Briefing and Discussions


The Chair noted comments at page 4 from the then Cabinet portfolio member about getting the relevant information out to residents about the increased costs of CPZ permits.


Resolved: That the panel receive updates on if this communication was done as well as any breakdown of associated costs related to CPZ’s.


Appointment of Panel Vice-Chair


Resolved: Councillor Bishnu Gurung was appointed Vice Chair of the panel.


Forward Plan




Urgent Business

Any business which the Chair agrees to accept on grounds of urgency.





Date of next meeting

The next scheduled meeting will take place on 26 September 2016, at 7pm in Committee Room 1, Civic Centre


26th September 2016


2016/17 Panel Work Programme Planning Workshop

Updates/challenges and suggested areas of focus from Cabinet Member for:

·         Housing

·         Environment

·         Community Safety

·         Leisure


Move to work planning workshop