Our decisions are made by the council leader and cabinet. We also have non-executive councillors to keep check on decisions and performance. This role is called overview and scrutiny
Our Overview and Scrutiny Committee reviews decisions of the council, looks at how the council performs and investigates issues affecting the district.
The annual scrutiny programme for 2020/21 is now being planned and the committee wants to look at issues that are important in your community. It need not be about the council or its services.
If you would like an issue considered for the scrutiny programme please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will then provide you with a Scoping Form for completion. Closing date for submissions of scoping forms is Friday 13 March 2020.
The committee can:
The fourth 'call-in' power usually refers to key decisions ie ones with a significant significant impact on finances or local communities.
Please note, the programme is a guide only, and is subject to change