Have your say on the Tackling Poverty Strategy

Tackling poverty is one of the Council’s top priorities. A new scrutiny inquiry has started which is looking at ways in which the Council’s Tackling Poverty Strategy can be improved. Over the next few months the Tackling Poverty Scrutiny Inquiry Panel will be looking into many aspects of the work of tackling poverty and will look […]

Call for evidence: Tackling Poverty Inquiry

A new scrutiny inquiry has started which is looking at ways in which the Council’s Tackling Poverty Strategy can be improved. Over the next few months the Panel will be looking into many aspects of the work of tackling poverty and will look to answer the question ‘How can the Council’s Tackling Poverty Strategy be improved?’ […]

Transforming Adult Services

Back in October 2014 a scrutiny panel was set up to look at the changes that were taking place in adult services to have the kind of services that were needed to meet the demands of an aging population, smaller budgets and the Social Services and Well Being Act. Over the course of 18 months […]

Want to know what is going on in the world of scrutiny?

Between the Scrutiny Programme Committee, the four performance panels, the two running inquiry panels not to mention the working groups, follow ups and regional work there is a lot of scrutiny going on. If you want to keep up to date on all this exciting work then sign up to our monthly email. This simple […]

Local Service Board Scrutiny Panel meeting Monday 4 January 2016

The Local Service Board Scrutiny Panel will be meeting at 4.00pm on Monday 4 January 2016 in Committee Room 4 (Guildhall). At the meeting the Panel will continue to consider the Local Service Board’s contribution to addressing the challenge of Older People’s Independence. The overarching question that the Panel is seeking to address is “What […]

What should scrutiny be looking at?

Scrutiny councillors will soon be having their annual work planning conference where they will be prioritising their work for the coming year. It is important that scrutiny is focussing on the issues that are most important to the public so scrutiny councillors would like your input. They would like to know, are there any council […]