The purpose of the Committee is to carry out the Council’s responsibilities for scrutiny as stated in the Police and Justice Act 2006, the Local Government Act 2000 as amended, the Localism Act 2011 and the subsequent Local Authority (Committee
System) (England) Regulations 2012. In particular, its primary purpose is:
a) To provide an independent review of Council decisions either before or after they have been made;
b) To provide an independent review of decisions made by certain partner authorities;
c) To make recommendations regarding the decisions made
The Scrutiny Committee is not an alternative or additional mechanism to appeals procedures in respect of the decisions of the Council’s regulatory committees.
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