Dorset Council - People and Health Overview Committee
Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: To be held as a Teams Live Event

Contact: Helen Whitby  01305 224187 - Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 22 September 2020.


Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee

from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings

during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with

through written submissions only.


Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation

within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a

statement of up to a maximum of 450 words. All submissions must be

sent electronically to by the

deadline set out below. When submitting a question please indicate

who the question is for and include your name, address and contact

details. Questions and statements received in line with the council’s

rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the



Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response

given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting. All

questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the

minutes of the meeting.


The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or

statement is 8.30am on Thursday, 22 October 2020.


Dorset Council Housing Allocations Policy 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider a report by the Interim Executive Director of People - Adults.

Additional documents:


Housing Standards Enforcement Policy and Statement of Principles for determining Financial Penalties 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 521 KB

To consider a report by the Interim Executive Diector of People - Adults.


Private Sector Housing Assistance Policy pdf icon PDF 309 KB

To consider a report by the Interim Executive Director of People - Adults.


Committee's Forward Plan and Cabinet Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider the Committee's Forward Plan and the Cabinet's Forward Plan.

Additional documents:


Urgent Items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4)b) of the Local Government Act 1972.  The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes


Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.