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asset management plan »
The Sub-Review sought to increase efficiency in procedures, support schools in their buildings related responsibilities and develop a coordinated approach to investment in the County Council's school buildings.
Barnet: community homes development »
A review undertaken to assess the progress made so far, including both capital investment and impact on residents, to review monitoring systems and their findings, to assess user and carer satisfaction and to look at financial issues.
Barnet: regeneration of the Council's housing estates »
This review set out to examine how effectively local residents were being involved in the development of the regeneration plans and compare this against national best practice guidance, highlighting what had worked well or less well.
Bath and North East Somerset: Milsom Street and Green Street review »
Milsom Street & Green Street Development – The review set out to examine the way that works were managed and carried out on one of Bath's most prestigious streets.
Bristol: homezones »
In response to the need for a greater understanding of Home Zones and their use in the urban environment.
Estate caretaking »
This project reviewed caretaking and grounds maintenance from the perspective of residents in response to concerns by both Members, Tenants and Residents Associations who reported reductions in service following successive re-organisations of Housing Services in recent years.
Haringey: private sector housing »
The Review considered the appropriateness of the current Housing Renewal Strategy and practices and the need to consider the balance between different housing tenures across the borough.
housing benefit service »
Investigating the performance of the council's housing benefits service which has been provided by an external contractor - Capita Business Services - since December 1997.
housing external decorations contracts management »
The Scrutiny Review was established in response to complaints about the quality of workmanship of decorations work on certain council estates.
Middlesbrough: housing allocation policy »
The review scrutinised various aspects of the Housing Allocation Policy to give consideration to moving away from traditional allocation procedures.
mobile phone mast scrutiny »
Investigating the planning and health issues related to mobile phone masts and base stations
Newcastle upon Tyne: voluntary accreditation for private landlords »
This report sets out the recommendations arising from the work the Community and Housing Select Committee have been doing on developing a voluntary accreditation scheme for private landlords.
North Lincolnshire: street naming »
The scope of the review was to examine and make recommendations on the effectiveness of the current street naming procedure.
Undertaken with an emphasis on the communities' perspective.
Rotherham: Improving choice based lettings from a customer perspective »
The purpose of this scrutiny review was to find out the customer experience of the Choice Based Lettings (CBL) Service and to identify any gaps in the service and any areas of work for further development.
Sandwell: planning obligations »
The members of the Panel were concerned about the effectiveness of the Council's policies and procedures for monitoring the expenditure of money collected from planning obligations.
Spring Grove Centre site scrutiny panel »
A review panel was established to consider an amendment made to a Section 106 legal agreement.
Stoke-on-Trent: improving the design quality of the built environment »
The review found a great deal of aspiration towards new design but little by way of practical structures in place to mainstream design into the planning and construction process.
tenancy succession and benefits issues »
This scrutiny panel was established to look at the problems caused when Council produced letters have been sent to a deceased resident threatening court action over Rent and Council Tax arrears.
West Sussex: urban conservation and enhancement »
The purpose of this review was to investigate and evaluate the way the County Council contributes to conserving and enhancing the urban areas.
Tower Hamlets: Leaseholders: A Case Study of Customer Care »
Scrutiny review on Leaseholders: Case Study on Customer Care.
Tower Hamlets: Move-On Strategy »
Report of the Tower Hamlets Hostels and Move On Strategy
Sedgefield: regeneration of neighbourhoods »
The review aimed to assess the impact of the Councils approach to Private Sector Housing within the context of the regeneration of neighbourhoods.
The Condition of Empty Shops and Properties »
Empty properties, whether residential or commercial, can detract from the local environment and cause problems in communities. The main aims of the scrutiny exercise were to investigate the responsibilities of the Council in this area, to examine the effectiveness of its involvement and to identify any associated issues.