Member and Committee Information
11 Members (1 vacancy - NAG)
To ensure that Best Value is achieved in the decision making process, through the impact of decisions on policy and in service delivery.
To scrutinise the performance of the Council in relation to its policy objectives, priorities and performance targets on individual service areas.
To hold the Policy and Resources Committee and other Committees to account for developing and implementing policy.
To ensure the effectiveness of local reporting and scrutiny arrangements on an annual basis.
To consider external inspections and value for money reports and their application, including value for money audits on funding of external bodies.
To make recommendations to the Council arising from the outcome of the Scrutiny process.
To review the performance of the Policy and Resources Committee and other Committees in fulfillment of their remits and delegations.
To set key performance indicators and targets in respect of the scrutiny function and to assure continuous improvement, to be monitored by Area Committees.
To ensure that the scrutiny function is embedded into the remits and work plans of all Committees of the Council.