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A guide to scrutiny
How does it work?
Scrutiny Committee meetings
Committees meet approximately 5 times a year in public
Task Groups/Spotlight Review
A more informal style of working; in line with the select committee model, in depth consideration of a service or issue, reporting back to committee.
To challenge a decision made by the Cabinet, a special committee meeting will be held to examine the decision and may ask that the Cabinet reconsiders.