The Scrutiny and Overview
Committee consists of 9 non-Executive members (those who are not
members of the Cabinet) and is appointed on a proportional basis
(with political groups represented in the same proportion as on the
whole Council). It monitors the
performance of the Leader and Cabinet and scrutinises services and
policies throughout the district, whether or not South
Cambridgeshire District Council provides them, and makes
recommendations for improvement.
If you would like the
Committee to scrutinise a particular policy or concern, please send
your suggestion by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you can contact Democratic Services, via the Contact
Centre on 03450 450 500.
The Committee Chairman or any
five Councillors can call in (challenge) for review by the
Scrutiny and Overview Committee any decision made by the Cabinet or
by individual Portfolio Holders, which are published each Wednesday
Weekly Bulletin (available on the website every Thursday
Schedule of Scrutiny and Overview Committee meetings
Further details about the
Scrutiny and Overview Committee’s powers and responsibilities
are available in
Part 2 Article 6 and
the procedure rules in Part 4 of the Constitution.
Scrutiny and Overview Annual Report to Council 2016/17
Criteria for Scrutiny and Overview Committee Topic