council has established six Scrutiny Boards and an over-arching
Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee. These are made up of Councillors
from across the political parties who are not members of the
Executive. Some of the Boards include
co-opted members of the public.
of the Scrutiny Co-ordination Committee are to Develop and manage
Scrutiny in the Council, Co-ordinate and monitor the work of the
Scrutiny Boards, Undertake cross-cutting reviews, consider
'call-ins' - where Councillors want to discuss in more detail
decisions that have already been taken by the Cabinet and Cabinet
Scrutiny Board has responsibility for specific issues and service
areas. The Scrutiny Co-ordination
Committee has responsibility for Council Resources (Finance, HR,
ICT, Legal); and the abc Transformation Programme.