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.
Scrutinises the transport and communications infrastructure of all kinds, however owned or provided, and how the transport needs of the community are met.
Supporting business, economic development and regeneration, scrutinising the work of the Local Enterprise Partnership and helping people develop their skills, including lifelong learning. The committee will also study sustainable development, climate change strategy, countryside management, waste management, environmental conservation and enhancement flooding and cultural issues.
Support officer: Will Baines, Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer.
Phone: 01609 533885