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Housing & Leisure Overview & Scrutiny Committee

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Information about Housing & Leisure Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Scrutiny Committees represent the interests of local people about important issues that affect them. They look at how the decisions, policies and services of the Council and other key public agencies impact on the area and on residents. Scrutiny Committees do not take decisions but can make recommendations to decision-makers about how they are delivering on objectives.


This Committee scrutinises the Council’s role and remit as a social landlord, including policy review; service improvement; governance arrangements to help ensure compliance with provision and regulation of social housing.  In addition, those housing services for which the Council is responsible, including housing strategy; homelessness and housing needs; the delivery of affordable housing as well as private sector housing renewal. 


It also scrutinises cultural issues and the Council’s role as a provider of leisure services.