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Spanning the System - Scrutiny Development Area case studies »
These case studies have been produced by the 14 scrutiny development areas and the CfPS Expert Advisers that supported them, and describe in their own words what they did and how they did it.
Annual Survey of Overview and Scrutiny in Local Government 2012/13 »
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.
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 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
Policy Briefing 19: welfare reform »
A policy briefing about the content, and impact, of the Welfare Reform Act
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
Pulling it all together »
A comprehensive guide to local government scrutiny legislation for English authorities
Policy Briefing 20: local government transparency - new regulations »
A policy briefing about new regulations about transparency which came into force in September 2012.