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Scrutiny Committee

Our Scrutiny Committee meets in public to review and scrutinise our performance. It can also hold our Cabinet to account for its actions. The Scrutiny Committee has a key role in considering other matters of local concern.

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If you would like to know more, visit our What is Scrutiny? page.

Who are the members of the Scrutiny Committee?

The Scrutiny Committee is politically balanced and has 11 members.

More information about the Scrutiny Committee Members

Are Scrutiny Committee meetings open to the public?

Scrutiny Committee meetings are open to the public and you are welcome to attend. On rare occasions it might be necessary to exclude members of the public, for instance when personnel matters or commercially sensitive information are being discussed.

You are able to view meeting dates, agendas, minutes and reports for Scrutiny Committee meetings online.

Public speaking

As a member of the public you are able to speak at Scrutiny Committee meetings. If you would like to find out more, please visit the Public Speaking - Scrutiny Committee page.

How do I raise an issue?

If you would like to suggest an item for the Scrutiny Committee to consider, please e-mail: While your suggestion will be given serious consideration, please be aware that the Committee may not always be able to investigate every suggestion.

Scrutiny Committee meetings are usually open to the public, and you are welcome to come along.

View dates of scheduled Scrutiny Committee meetings

Councillor Call for Action

The Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 allows a Councillor to raise an issue in their Ward with our Scrutiny Committee.

Further information on Councillor Call for Action