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Valuing Inclusion - demonstrating the value of council scrutiny in tackling inequalities »
This publication showcases the learning from phase three of the health inequalities programme
Spanning the System - Broader horizons for council scrutiny »
This publication reports on the second CfPS scrutiny development programme on the health reforms.
Policy Briefing 22: funding outlook for councils »
This policy briefing looks at LGA and WLGA predictions for local government funding until the end of the decade, and seeks to establish a role for scrutiny in managing the impacts at local level
Annual survey of overview and scrutiny in local government 2011/12 »
Find out how overview and scrutiny in English and Welsh local government has developed and how effective it has been.
LGA / CfPS guidance to Police and Crime Panels on the Panels' scrutiny role »
This national guidance sets out a recommended approach to lead authorities on their approach to planning the work of Police and Crime Panels
Policy Briefing 21: town centre regeneration »
This policy briefing looks at strategies for revitalising town centres and high streets, and how scrutiny can engage in this work
Policy Briefing 20: local government transparency - new regulations »
A policy briefing about new regulations about transparency which came into force in September 2012.
Policy Briefing 19: welfare reform »
A policy briefing about the content, and impact, of the Welfare Reform Act
LGA / CfPS guidance to Police and Crime Panels on confirmation hearings »
This guidance explains to PCPs how confirmation hearings for senior officers should be carried out.
Policy Briefing 17: the future of public audit »
Policy briefing on the background to proposed changes to the local audit regime in 2012 and the implications for O&S
Successful scrutiny 2012 »
CfPS Good Scrutiny Awards continue to highlight the importance and strength of the 'non-executive role' - once again, the depth and range of work demonstrated by the winners and shortlisted entries is exceptional.
Policing the World - comparing international models for accountability in strategic policing »
With the introduction of elected Police and Crime Commissioners in November 2012, it is sensible to reflect on how other countries deliver accountability in policing – from directly elected police chiefs in the USA, to a police service deliberately separated from political control, like in Japan.
Library Monitor 12: community safety »
A library monitor looking at reviews carried out into crime, disorder and community safety
Policy Briefing 15 - tenant scrutiny »
Research for local government scrutiny practitioners on new powers of tenant scrutiny
Information and bidding guidance - February 2012 »
Info, bidding guidance and application form for Scrutiny Development Areas for health and social care reform programme
Policy Briefing 14: New legislative framework - update »
A comprehensive review of the Localism Act, Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act, and Health and Social Care Bill
Police and Crime Panels - guidance »
Unofficial guidance, co-produced by CfPS and the LGA, on police and crime panels