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Overview and Scrutiny Committee

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Information about Overview and Scrutiny Committee

The Overview and Scrutiny Committee (other than the Call-In Sub-Committee) will have the following roles:


·         To consider any decisions of the West London Economic Prosperity Board which have been called in.

·         Policy Development and Review – by supporting the Council and Executive in developing the policy framework and budget for the Council, working with partner organisations on issues that may be outside the remit of the Council and reviewing and/or scrutinising decisions made or actions taken in connection with the discharge of any of the Council’s functions;

·         Service Reviews - by making reports and/or recommendations to the full Council, Executive, Portfolio Holders and any Joint or Area Committees on any of their functions;

·         Review of Issues of Concern to Local People by considering any matter affecting the area or its inhabitants and monitoring and scrutinising the activities of others;

·         Pre-Decision Scrutiny following consideration of the Key Decision Schedule (Forward Plan) and with the agreement of the Executive, to scrutinise key decisions prior to them being made;

·         Performance Review - to receive selected monitoring reports (including KPI, financial performance and risk information) in relation to internally and externally delivered services.

·         Scrutiny of Partners – to review or scrutinise the performance of anybody carrying out any function on behalf of or in partnership with the Council.

·         The Call-In Sub-Committees may call in Executive decisions made but not yet implemented.


Detailed responsibilities of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee can be found in the Constitution under Part 2B Terms of Reference of Committees and the Part 3C - Committee Procedure Rules