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Estates & Facilities Compliance Data

31/03/2022 - Estates & Facilities Compliance Data

Matter for Decision

The report provided an update on the compliance-related activities delivered within the Estates and Facilities Team, including a summary on gas servicing, electrical testing and fire safety work.


Decision of Executive Councillor for Housing

      i.         Noted the Council’s current position regarding Compliance, and the progress of ongoing associated works.


Reason for the Decision

As set out in the Officer’s report.


Any Alternative Options Considered and Rejected

Not applicable.


Scrutiny Considerations

The Committee received a report from the Interim Regeneration Project Manager (previously the Interim Risk and Compliance Manager, which was why he presented the report). The compliance data appendix was shared via Microsoft Teams as part of the officer presentation. 


The Committee made the following comment in response to the report:

      i.         Noted that access had been refused to two flats and that officers would need to use legal powers to gain access to make the properties safe. 


The Interim Regeneration Officer confirmed that a legal process would be undertaken to gain access to the two flats who had refused access to ensure their properties were safe.  


The Committee unanimously resolved to endorse the recommendations.


The Executive Councillor approved the recommendations.


Conflicts of Interest Declared by the Executive Councillor (and any Dispensations Granted)

No conflicts of interest were declared by the Executive Councillor.