Committee details

Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

This Committee scrutinises a range of policy, financial and performance issues and makes reports and recommendations to the Cabinet or full Council.


The Committee also scrutinises the implementation of the community and corporate performance plans, as well as investigating broad policy matters, including reviewing decisions taken or to be taken by the cabinet or Chief Officers under delegated powers.


The Committee is responsible for co-ordinating the consideration of ‘member call-ins' where a Councillor requests that a particular issue is considered.


There are also three Scrutiny Panels, which undertake detailed scrutiny of the following issues:

·  People Scrutiny Panel

·  Place Scrutiny Panel

·  Customer and Community Scrutiny Panel


The Annual Scrutiny Report 2019-2020


Contact information

Support officer: Manize Talukdar. 07871 982 919

Postal address:
Observatory House
25 Windsor Road

Phone: 07871 982 919