Decision details

Scrutiny Training Programme

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the Scrutiny Management Board:-


(a)     Notes and welcomes the recent programme of training undertaken;


(b)     Considers that it would be useful to complement the CfGS training with internal training by officers in respect of understanding local government data and performance indicators.


(Reason for Decisions – To meet the Constitutional requirements for the Scrutiny Management Board to demonstrate its strategic responsibility for the Scrutiny function, its overall responsibility for the direction and management of Scrutiny, and to fulfil its obligation to overseeing the co-ordination of scrutiny members’ learning and development.)


(Alternative Options Considered –Not to undertake or review the undertaking of effective training for scrutiny members - however this would not demonstrate the Board’s strategic responsibility, or provide the necessary skills to develop the ability of members to provide effective scrutiny of the Council’s processes.)

Publication date: 06/02/2024

Date of decision: 27/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 27/11/2023 - Scrutiny Management Board

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