The Council is required to
appoint at least one Overview Scrutiny Committee.
The purpose of the Committee
is to assist the Council to improve continuously the performance of
its services and the policies and strategies within which the
The Committee has a powerful
publicly holding the Cabinet to account for its
helping to secure best value in the delivery of
helping to inform policy development and review;
examining matters of wider local concern.
Committee is chaired by the opposition political party group.