This page lists the meetings for Shadow Overview & Scrutiny Committee.
Scrutiny is a vital role in local authorities,
and essential when shaping a new authority. It is cross party and
non-political with an overall aim of offering "critical friend"
challenge, ensuring the transition programme remains on track and
contribute to policy development.
The main role and most prominent aspect of the
Shadow Overview and Scrutiny work will be to review the proposed
budget, ensuring there is a robust budget process and to monitor
progress of the implementation plan. With a formal link into the
Shadow Executive, scrutiny will escalate areas of concern.
Effective scrutiny will help secure the efficient delivery of
public services and drive improvements ready for day 1 of the new