Overview and scrutiny is a statutory activity of the Council, its powers
and responsibilities are set out in detail 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 Place Scrutiny Committee shall
be the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee for the purposes of fulfilling
the Council’s statutory powers in relation to crime and disorder.
about public speaking, filming and how to get involved in committees, please
see this page.