Overview and scrutiny is a statutory activity of the Council, its powers
and responsibilities are set out in detail in the Council’s Constitution. The
Council will appoint members to 4 Overview and Scrutiny Committees:- Health, People, Place and Resources.
Each Overview and Scrutiny
Committee will perform all those functions conferred on it by the Local
Government Act 2000 and each committee can review and scrutinise decisions and
actions made by the Council, relevant to their area.
In the absence of any
alternative joint arrangements having been entered into, the Health Scrutiny
Committee shall be the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the
purposes of fulfilling the Council’s statutory powers in relation to health
information about public participation at committee meetings
for filming and audio recording of public council meetings