The scrutiny self-evaluation framework is a tool to help scrutiny officers and members to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of their arrangements for overview and scrutiny, and to put in place practical steps for improvement.
It is the third iteration of this framework. Previous editions were published in 2006 and 2011, both of which this version supersedes.Read More
Overview and scrutiny in combined authorities: a plain English guide provides officers and members with a straightforward guide to the legislation as it relates to scrutiny in CA areas. The guide covers key areas such as, the role of scrutiny, resourcing the function, who should form part of the combined scrutiny group, who to chair committees, co-opting etc.
This report forms part of our ongoing work to support local government devolution.