Choosing our priorities for 2016/17

Last week scrutiny councillors held their 5th annual Work Planning Conference. This is an event open to all scrutiny councillors, co-optees and lay members from the Audit and Standards Committees. The purpose was to think about what topics scrutiny should focus on next year. Councillors considered a range of inputs including: Review of last year’s […]

Focusing on What Matters – Planning the Year Ahead

 Yesterday scrutiny councillors took part in their second annual work planning conference. As with last year’s event, the aim was to prioritise a small number of topics for in depth work.  The key is get the maximum impact by focusing on the issues where scrutiny can make the biggest difference.  This means finding those areas that have […]