The Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee will have all relevant overview and scrutiny powers under Section 21 of the Local Government Act 2000. Its membership will include the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of all the Council’s overview and scrutiny committees.
Its tasks will include scrutiny of the Council’s corporate core; to ensure the other overview and scrutiny committees operate in a coherent and integrated manner; act as an informal discussion forum with the Cabinet regarding the work programmes and priorities of all the overview and scrutiny committees; undertake work which does not fall within the remit of any of the overview and scrutiny committees; decide on which committee shall take the lead on cross-cutting issues or undertake the task itself; drive forward the Council’s overview and scrutiny function; act as a sounding board for matters of common interest across all the overview and scrutiny committees and, where necessary, review their workloads; co-ordinate the formal consultation response to the draft budget proposals on behalf of all the overview and scrutiny committees.
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Support officer: Mark Nedderman. Senior Scrutiny Officer
Phone: 01270 686459