Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee

Information about the role of the sub-committee, who sits on it, who chairs the sub-committee, when the meetings are, are they open to the public, can members of the public speak, what topics are being scrutinised, how and when can you view the agenda and minutes and how to submit a petition.  

What is the role of the Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee?

The role of the Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee is:

To review the general policies and performance of the council and external organisations in relation to the following areas: 

  • Economic Development and Regeneration         
  • Streetscene Services
  • Infrastructure and Facilities
  • Transportation
  • Planning and Forward Planning 

To scrutinise individual Cabinet decisions relating to the above areas.

To monitor the Council’s performance in the above areas.

Statutory responsibilities in respect of the scrutiny of flood risk management pursuant with the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and The Flood Risk Management Overview and Scrutiny Committee (England) Regulations 2011.

The sub-committee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.

Who sits on the sub-committee?


Councillor Elvidge (Chair)
Councillor Copsey (Vice-Chair)
Councillor Evison  
Councillor Greenwood  
Councillor Meredith 
Councillor Nickerson  
Councillor West, K
Councillor West, P


Councillor Gill

Liberal Democrat

Councillor Johnson

Yorkshire Party

Councillor Walker, A

Who chairs meetings?

Councillor Elvidge chairs meetings of the sub-committee..

When are meetings?

Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee meetings

Date Time Venue
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
10.00 am  TBC
Wednesday, 7 July 2021
10.00 am
Wednesday, 8 September 2021
10.00 am
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
10.00 am
Wednesday, 8 December 2021
10.00 am  TBC
Wednesday, 26 January 2022 10.00 am  TBC
Wednesday, 9 March 2022
10.00 am

* How can I access remote meetings? 

Visit the remote meetings access page for details on how to view remote public committee meetings.

Are meetings open to the public?

Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations, members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.


Please note: refreshments are not normally available for members of the public to access at meetings.

Can I record, film, take photographs or use social media during meetings?

Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.

Can members of the public speak at meetings?

No. Members of the public are not permitted to speak or ask questions at meetings.

Can members of the public suggest an item for scrutiny?

Yes. The Council welcomes suggestions from members of the public for items for scrutiny. Topics must be of a strategic nature that affects the East Riding as a whole.

Please note: Overview and scrutiny does not deal with individual queries, concerns or complaints nor can scrutiny get involved in planning application matters.

To suggest a topic please contact the Overview and Scrutiny Team:

Email: scrutiny@eastriding.gov.uk

Telephone: (01482) 393204

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
Overview and Scrutiny
County Hall
Cross Street
East Riding of Yorkshire 
HU17 9BA.

What topicsare being scrutinised?

Current year work programme

The document below details the topics to be scrutinised by the sub-committee this year:Environment and Regeneration Work Programme (pdf 98kb)

Please note: the work programme is subject to change.

Previous years' topics scrutinised

To view a list of topics previously scrutinised please click on the document below:

Previous topics scrutinised (pdf 126kb)

To obtain further information on topics previously scrutinised please contact the committee manager.

How and when can I view agenda and minutes?

Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant agenda below.

Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.

Minutes are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant minute below.

Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the committee manager, Alison Finn:

Contact details

Email: alison.finn@eastriding.gov.uk

Tel: (01482) 393204

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Democratic Services
County Hall
HU17 9BA

How do I submit a petition?

To submit a petition to the sub-committee please visit the petitions page.

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