Archives for March 2012

What should the Child & Family Services Overview & Scrutiny Board Look at Next?

On the 4th April the Board will meet for the final time in this council year. It will take the opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved over the past year, and any lessons learnt that will help improve the effectiveness of the Board. It will also consider areas for future scrutiny.  The Board has […]

Improving Services to Disabled Children

At its last meeting the Board followed up on a review that it carried out in 2010. The Board had published a report following evidence gathering regarding Eligibility Criteria for Services to Disabled Children. The recommendations from this review were considered by Cabinet in July 2010. Six of the seven recommendations made by the Board […]

What should the Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board investigate next?

The Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board will hold its last meeting of the municipal year on 17th April. They will use the meeting to reflect on how they have worked together this year and how they could improve next year. During 2011/12 the Board held 13 formal board meetings, 10 task and finish […]

‘A Year in Children, Young People and Learning’

The Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Board, at its meeting on the 16th April, will review the years activities, discuss those areas for future scrutiny and any lessons learnt from their work.  The Board have had 11 Board meetings, 12 task and finish groups and looked at over 20 issues.  Some of the […]

Health Social Care & Well Being Overview & Scrutiny Board almost finished for the year

The Health Social Care & Well Being Overview & Scrutiny Board will meet for the final time on Tuesday 3rd April. Councillors on the Board will take some time during this meeting to review the work they have carried out this year and to reflect on performance. They will look at what has worked well […]

Environment & Communities Overview & Scrutiny Board revisit Recycling Review

The Environment and Communities Overview and Scrutiny Board met today and received the final progress report on the recommendations that were made as a result of their in-depth review into recycling in 2010. The Board were pleased to learn that the vast majority of their recommendations have been implemented and were advised by Reena Owen […]