Venue: Herefordshire Council Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

Contact: Steve Tucker, Democratic Services Officer 

Link: Watch this meeting live on the Herefordshire Council Youtube Channel

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The public rights to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Additional documents:


Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence.



Named substitutes

To receive details of members nominated to attend the meeting in place of a member of the committee.


Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of interests in respect of Schedule 1, Schedule 2 or Other Interests from members of the committee in respect of items on the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 26 July 2022.

How to submit questions

The deadline for the submission of questions for this meeting is 9.30am on Friday 16 September 2022.


Questions must be submitted to  Questions sent to any other address may not be accepted.


Accepted questions and the responses will be published as a supplement to the agenda papers prior to the meeting.  Further information and guidance is available at


Questions from members of the public pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To receive any written questions from members of the public.


Questions from members of the council

To receive any written questions from members of the council.


The Herefordshire Local Plan: Environment and Sustainability pdf icon PDF 295 KB

This report presents information for the committee to consider the extent to which the preparation of the Herefordshire Local Plan will look to deliver the objectives for Environment and Sustainability, as outlined in the County Plan 2020-2024, Herefordshire Climate Change Emergency resolutions and Executive Response, and other relevant Council strategies and policies, including the Success Measures provided in the Council’s County Plan 2020-2024.


Restoration of the River Wye – Options for Public Inquiry and Policy Review pdf icon PDF 238 KB

This report provides the Committee with an update on how Restoration of the River Wye is being progressed and the opportunity to consider how the matter should be kept under review by the Scrutiny Committee. 

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Progress Report September 2022 pdf icon PDF 227 KB

This report provides a brief summary update on issues previously considered by the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee, including responses to information requests made by the Committee, updates on resolutions made by the Committee, including reports and recommendations to the Executive and the Executive response and Executive decision(s) made in respect of scrutiny reports and recommendations.

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To consider the work programme for the committee.


Date of the next meeting

The Committee are asked to note the change of date for the next meeting from Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 10.30am to Friday 18 November 2022 at 10.30am*.


The remaining meetings for the municipal year are scheduled for:


Thursday 19 January 2023 10.30am


Friday 10 March 2023 10.30am* (please note change of date)




* The changes to scheduled meeting dates have been agreed by the Chair in consultation with the Leader of the Council.