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Guide: Scrutiny

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.

Call in

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.