Issue - meetings

Wiltshire Council's Housing Board Annual Report

Meeting: 14/03/2017 - Cabinet (Item 36)

36 Wiltshire Council's Housing Board Annual Report

Report by Carolyn Godfrey, Corporate Director


Supporting documents:


Councillor Jonathon Seed invited Councillor Richard Clewer, Chair of the Housing Board, to present the annual report to Cabinet in accordance with the terms of reference of the Board.


In presenting the report, Councillor Clewer highlighted some of the successes of the Board and the future challenges ahead. In response to a question from Councillor Laura Mayes, Councillor Clewer stated that independent members of the board were appointed following an interview as part of an open recruitment process, and that these members tended to come from a housing professional background.  It was suggested that subject to meeting national requirements, the number of properties awaiting reletting be reconsidered to ensure that the figures related to those properties available for relet and not those which were not available due to refurbishments or other works taking place.




To note this Annual Report.


Reason for Decision:


Wiltshire Council’s Housing Board’s Terms of Reference require an Annual

Report to be presented to Cabinet.