Committee details

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Purpose of committee

Overview and Scrutiny Committee 

The role of this committee is to scrutinise decisions made by the other committees of the Council and the performance and effect of Council services and policies. It is required to instigate and undertake reviews of existing policy, the development of new policy and to monitor the implementation of improvement plans arising from completed reviews. The Committee also exercises the Audit Committee role for the Council and the Standards Committee role for the Council, promoting and maintaining high standards of conduct by Councillors and co-opted members, and advising the Council generally on such matters. 


Contact information

Support officer: Will Baines. 43228

Phone: 01653 600666