All activity on
Overview and Scrutiny will be paused until September but
we’ll keep this under regular review. We are putting all our
resources to help us respond to the public health pandemic. We will
keep this page updated once we know when work will be
The Overview and Scrutiny
a four-year strategic work programme aligned to the Council Plan
following input from scrutiny members, the Executive, Corporate
Management Team, partners and the public, ensuring that it is
flexible enough to accommodate urgent short-term issues.
the work of the Overview & Scrutiny Panels to make the best use
of available resources which will include allocating topics to
Panels and agreeing the scope of activity.
(iii) Commission Panels to
undertake deep dive reviews and support focussed policy
development, chaired by the relevant chairman or
vice-chairman. Their size and duration
will be dependent on the activity.
(iv) Receive findings and
recommendations from Panel chairmen in respect of their
Panel’s scrutiny activity, for consideration and referral to
the Executive or other decision-maker as appropriate.
scrutiny activity to ensure that the overview and scrutiny function
concentrates on the delivery of work of genuine value and relevant
to the work of the Council.
(vi) Discharge the
Council’s crime and disorder responsibilities.
(vii) Discharge strategic health
(viii) Manage call-in.
(ix) Review the policy
(x) Scrutinise the
(xi) Hold the Executive
to account for performance within the Corporate Performance
Overview Report (CPOR).