Looking Back, Looking Forward

Last week, to mark European Local Democracy Week, we were tweeting the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report for 2011/12.  If you want to see the full report you can find it here. If you are not a tweeter then don’t worry – all it boils down to is that we have summarised the annual report in to ten short statements […]

European Local Democracy Week

This post is us doing our bit for European Local Democracy Week which starts today.  We wanted to mark it because we think that local government scrutiny makes an important contribution to local democracy.  First and foremost scrutiny can make a real difference to people by working to improve policies and services.  To show this we will […]