Decision details

Scrutiny Workplan - November 2023 Update

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 the updated list of dates for when items included in the Workplan are to be considered;


(b)     Approves the second iteration of the Workplan attached at Appendix A, subject to the comments now made in respect of the current Executive Forward Plan and items generated by scrutiny committees.


(c)     Notes that the Workplan remains a living document which will be subject to review and may be updated further

                     i.        to reflect the changing needs and priorities of scrutiny; and

                   ii.        following consideration of items requested by the three scrutiny committees and individual councillors.


(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 develop, approve and monitor the Annual Scrutiny Workplan.


(Alternative Options Considered –Not to update the Scrutiny Workplan - however this would not demonstrate the Board’s strategic responsibility, or provide the necessary strategic direction to the three Scrutiny Committees.)

Publication date: 06/02/2024

Date of decision: 27/11/2023

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

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