Maidstone Borough Council

Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme 2022-23 Municipal Year

Review Title & Objectives

Expected Start Date & Method

Relevant Officer/s


The Council’s performance against the Waste Strategy


Review the Waste Strategy whilst considering best practice of other Local Authorities to identify innovative improvements


November 2022.






William Cornall, Director of Regeneration and Place


Jennifer Stevens,

Head of Environment and Public Realm

Evidence Collection - 2 & 3 November 2022.


Recommended actions reviewed - 22 November 2022.


(draft) formal report presented - 20 December 2022.

Safety & Enforcement


Review existing measures and ascertain any changes needed, in consultation with stakeholders. 


Stage 1: Town Centre Safety & Night-Time Economy


Stage 2: Council Enforcement



September 2022 (safety element)


OSC acting as the C&D Committee Meetings

John Littlemore, Head of Housing and Regulatory Services


Martyn Jeynes, Community and Strategic Partnerships Manager


Town Centre Safety


External Evidence Collection – 18 October 2022.


Internal Evidence Collection – 20 December 2022.


Recommended actions reviewed 24 January 2023.



Night-Time Economy (proposed)


24 January 2022 – begin night-time economy evidence collection


21 February 2022 – continue evidence collection/recommended actions agreed.


21 March 2022 – recommended actions agreed/formal report (safety & NTE) presented to committee for consideration.


Water Management Cycle


Focus on:


·      the supply and disposal of water; and

·      disposal of sewage


to identify improvements.


October 2022,

Working Group.

Mark Green, Director of Finance and Business Improvement


William Cornall, Director of Regeneration and Place


Philip Coyne, Interim Local Plan Review Director


Ongoing; Estimated report presentation to Committee from March 2023.

Health Inequality


Increased understanding of health inequalities across the borough and an overview of strategy and police across the relevant bodies. 

Early 2023

Alison Broom, Chief Executive,


John Littlemore, Head of Housing and Regulatory Services


Jolanda Gjioni, Senior Public Health Officer